This story is one of the sweetest that we have ever had. A man wants to try out his green thumb so he bought a shovel, some gloves, and a large bag of mulch. When he opens that sack something unexpected tumbles out: a baby. More specifically: a squirrel baby.

The man named the little orphan “Zip.” Barely still alive, the man decided to adopt the little pipsqueak and raise him.

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Zip developed wonderfully. After a few weeks, the first signs of fur begin to show clearly.
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Two weeks later the little guy has begun to look much more like a squirrel. But Zip is still very weak and must be picked up very carefully.
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After three weeks his tail is fully covered in fur. From day to day, the little baby becomes stronger and more active.
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In the 4th and 5th weeks his eyes begin to open. His cuteness is unbeatable. Don’t even try Boo the dog!
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At 6 weeks, he has begun to cling lovingly to his dad. But he still isn’t strong enough for leisurely strolls on his own feet … errrrr, paws.
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In the meantime Zip has become a little but esteemed young squirrel gentleman.
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And he’s pretty hungry.
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Zip has already discovered his favorite dish: blueberries.
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Zip is now pretty mobile and has developed his own personality! His luck seems to be unending.
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H/T - hefty

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