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Beware The Squirrel

Squirrels are taking over the world! Don’t believe me? Read why I began this blog, browse my squirrel photos/pics and follow this blog as well as my Squirrels Are Evil And Taking Over The World Facebook page. To see past entries, browse the Beware The Squirrel Archives.

And my picture book featuring Evil Squirrels (ok, maybe more bibliophilic than Evil) is now available!

Squirrel doodle in ink & disintegrating grass seed

I’ve been posting a lot of cheerful/cute found object art on social media lately. More recently, I was trying to work with some grass seed heads as a squirrel tail (before I started drawing) and it kept disintegrating on me. And I thought, “IT FIGURES THAT THIS WOULD HAPPEN ON A . . .

Japan encourages the furry horde in Squirrel Gardens

Eek. Did you know that Japan has squirrel gardens?!? One of the best known is Machida Risu-en, which apparently has over 200 squirrels running rampant. (Thanks to Michelle Henninger-Ainscough for the link.)

More proof that squirrels are taking over the world!

Glad to hear I’m not the only one whose electrical power has been nixed as a result of squirrel sabotage. Check out this New York Times article for more proof that squirrels are taking over the world.  Photo: t-shirt that my friend Mary Crowell gave to me years back. Thanks to all my friends who forwarded the NYTimesBoingBoing link!

Squirrel Clearly Drawn To The Innate Eviltude In This Halloween Mask

From Thanks to Alex von Thorne for the heads-up! It’s obvious that the squirrel’s True Nature was drawn to this mask (“it callsssss to me…”). And now I’m going to go to bed with images of a squirrel army wearing these masks as they invade. Thanks so much, Alex!

Buddha Squirrel and aftermath

I’ve been seeing this image circulating for a while now: When Robin Nakkula tagged me on FB about this image, I couldn’t resist responding with the following quickie Photoshop job: 🙂

Song: The Squirrels Are Taking Over

The Squirrels Are Taking Over By Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Mar/2008 Performed by Urban Tapestry Listen to Urban Tapestry practising “The Squirrels Are Taking Over” in Allison’s living room (Lead vocal & guitar: Allison Durno, Jodi & I sing backup vocals. Boyfriend bits are yelled by yours truly :-))       Am . . .