Meet Winkelhimer, the Painting Squirrel

Just in time for National Squirrel Appreciation Day (January 21), here’s Winkelhimer, the painting squirrel. Shyla Mouton of Jennings, LA rescued* the furry artist back in May after a cat attack permanently injured her. Now Winkelhimer paints abstract works of art that have been auctioned off to help other animals and people in need. Full story.


Want to get in on the squirrelly fun? Here are 7 Ways to Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day.


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* If you find injured wildlife, please contact a licensed wildlife rehabilitator to give it the best chance of survival.