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Possums Are Just Another Critter

We have always been “critter” people. Throughout our 63-plus years of marriage we have pampered dogs, cats, a squirrel and various other forms of wildlife.

The squirrel, “Scamper Gray,” was found on my parents’ farm in the Cove and raised on baby formula. He was a summer’s full of fuzzy-tailed enjoyment for our children. Scamper dined royally on cashews and breakfast cereal and spent his nights in a doll baby buggy in our daughter’s room. At times he would crawl up one leg, bury a cashew in the back of my blouse, and exit via the other leg. He rode the handlebars of our son’s tricycle and put...


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