It's already been for a few years since I saw Rabina for the first time. I don't know what happened to her but her front paw and tail are missing. I remember it was shocking because it was also my first time to see such squirrels.

Since then, I see her once in a while. She is very cautious so usually she runs away, but occasionally she comes to me and takes snacks from me :)

Rabina the Squirrel

 

Every time I see her, I feel relieved and happy. It can be really tough in the wild, but she's been surviving and she is amazingly energetic! I've seen her fighting -- she's ferocious :), being a mama -- I saw her mama teats, but also when she's running around & climbing trees.

 Mama Rabina

Mama Rabina

 Mama Rabina 

Mama Rabina 

 

Every time I see her, she shows me that life is not too bad. She makes me think that I want to be strong like her. And she reminds me that I'm lucky to have both my legs. Like many women, I sometimes complain about how my legs look, but no matter how they look, I am grateful that they are healthy.

 

You can watch her here:

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs2ExlI5nrw