White Squirrels


Our friend over at Mountain Musings posted yesterday about a new squirrel threat and I urge all of our furry squirrel hunters to pay very close attention to this.  They are now discovering camouflage for winter conditions.  Check this out:


This is particularly concerning to The Herd because these are pictured in Brevard, NC, which means they are practically our neighbors.  Ok, maybe 50 miles and over a mountain range, but up here – that is a neighbor.  But the back story for how white squirrels came to be in Brevard, NC, is far more fascinating.  Please go check out the post – The Ugly Truth about Those Squirrels.  And all of our DWB friends should check out the “Fridays are Golden” blog posts at Mountain Musings as well.

And since we enjoy introducing new blogs to you, let me mention a very new blog.  Their very first post was done this week.  Please stop by and welcome Phoenix to the blogging world.

Have a Happy Thursday!


  1. Denns the Vizsla on June 11, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    hello thundering herd its dennis the vizsla dog hay wow wite skwirrels?!?! wot wil they think of nekst??? blak skwirrels maybe??? ha ha no that is just silly ok bye — wot??? oh dada sez their ar alreddy sutch things as blak skwirrels yeah rite dada i bet yoo saw that on wikipeedia so it must be troo rite??? ha ha ok bye agin

  2. Steve and Kat on June 11, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    Good thing it’s not winter yet because maybe we’ll have a chance to get our bluff in on these white squirrels!


  3. NCmountainwoman on June 11, 2009 at 7:27 pm

    Too funny! Thanks for the plug.

  4. Mochi on June 11, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Wow, I didn’t know about the white squirrels!

    Gonna go check out Phoenix!


  5. the Army of Four on June 11, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    This is very disconcer… disconser… disconscer… upsetting! We’ll be on the lookout!
    Off to say “ha roo” to Phoenix!
    Play bows,

  6. Tia, Sitka and Cornelia Marie on June 11, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    WOW! Never seen a white squirrel before. How cool.

  7. simcha on June 11, 2009 at 10:13 am

    I wonder if the white squirrel is meant to eat for dessert?

    Humom tells me when she lived up north, they had fat beautiful black squirrels in the park in Boston. And they would come right up to the humans and demand a food.


  8. princess eva on June 11, 2009 at 10:02 am

    I’m sure that white squirrel would be just as tasty as a gray squirrel. Thanks for introducing us to Phoenix.

    Princess Eva

  9. The OP Pack on June 11, 2009 at 9:15 am

    Never seen a white squirrel, never ever. But yesterday we saw a grey squirrel with a rusty-red tail – too bad we didn’t have the flashy beast with us.

    We will go say hello to Phoenix.

    Woos, the OP Pack

  10. Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ on June 11, 2009 at 8:57 am

    Thanx for the intel – we will keep an eye out for these guys – and we are now following phoenix’s bloggie


    woodrow sweetie mj

  11. Kira on June 11, 2009 at 8:15 am

    Wooo White squirrels, my Nana said she saw one, but I thought she was just a little strange or something… (she likes cats, not dogs)I will be watching, and thanks for introducing us to Phoenix!
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  12. Phoenix on June 11, 2009 at 6:56 am

    let us gather a great force and go hunt those balls of white fluff down… maybe we should join forces with some cats so they can get them out of the trees for us to play with.
    thankyou for adding my new blog my skin mum is very happy about it. now what interesting things should i add to it next…..

  13. Khyra on June 11, 2009 at 5:55 am

    They will not defeat us!

    50 miles? A mere sprint fur us!

    PeeEssWoo: Tank woo fur sharing Phoenix – I’ve been to visit and added the blog to the googliereaderiethingie !

  14. Huffle Mawson on June 11, 2009 at 5:29 am

    Oh no!

    I will go and say hello to Phoenix.

    Huffle Mawson

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