Wild Things: Tree Squirrels
Squirrels inspire strong opinions, and round about September, more of them will be appearing. They usually give birth to two litters per year—one arriving in late winter or early spring, the second batch coming in late summer or early fall. Squirrel-related inquiries to the shelter during this season will often be from folks worried about squirrels nesting in their attics, chimneys, or other inappropriate places. Passing on info on squirrel habits and humane exclusion techniques will help calm these panicky callers.