Informational Site NetworkInformational Site Network
Privacy
 
  Home Stories Jokes Joke Topics Jokes Riddles Anecdotes Irish Humour Jests Canadian Humour Puns Animal Anecdotes Free Jokes Humour Scenes


Most Viewed

Noble Perseverance
Cunning As A Fox
Foraging
The Bear Cubs
The Dinner Bell
A Charitable Canary
The Cat And Crows
Remorse
The Pig Pointer
The Newfoundland Dog


Least Viewed

Are Beasts Mere Machines?
The Bear And Child
Mice As Navigators
Drawing Water
Immovable Fidelity
A Providential Safe Conduct
A Comedy Of Quadrupeds
The Rights Of Hospitality
Retribution
The Shepherd's Dog


Random Animal Anecdotes

Musical Seals
Deceiving The Fowler
A Faithful Companion
The Lion And His Keeper
The Death Of Antiochus Revenged
Studying
Escape Of Jengis Khan
The Dinner Bell
Honours Paid To Living And Departed Worth
A Mother Watching Her Young




A Refugee Squirrel

AnimalAnecdotes Home






A squirrel, whose bad luck it was to be captured, was lodged for safe
custody in a trap used for taking rats alive. Here he remained for several
weeks, till at length, panting for liberty, he contrived to make his
escape through a window, and repaired once more to his native fields. The
family in which he had been a sportive inmate, were not a little vexed at
the loss of their little favourite, and the servant was ordered in the
evening of the same day to remove the trap, that they might no longer be
reminded of their loss; but on proceeding to discharge his duty, he found
to his surprise that the squirrel, all wet and ruffled by the storm, had
reassumed his station, and again taken up his lodgings in a corner of the
trap.





Next: Retaliation

Previous: Escape Of Jengis Khan



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2188