This Hot Tub Squirrel Feeder Lets Your Yard Critters Soak While They Feed
By Ryan on 02/13/2024 10:45 AM
Have you ever caught yourself thinking, "What could possibly make my backyard more inviting for the local wildlife, especially those hard-working squirrels?" Well, ponder no more. Imagine a miniature hot tub, perfectly sized for our furry friends, providing not just a meal but a spa experience. Yes, you heard it right—a spa for squirrels.
Enter "The Happy Critter Hot Tub," a marvel of modern wildlife care that combines leisure and dining in a way that's never been seen before. Picture this: a tiny hot tub, nestled among the branches of your backyard trees or perched on your deck, offering a sanctuary for squirrels. This isn't just any feeder; it's a retreat.
At the heart of this delightful contraption is a corn log holder, ingeniously placed right in the center. Squirrels can now enjoy a nibble while they soak in cozy, toasty waters maintained at a blissful 102 degrees Fahrenheit. It's not just about feeding; it's about providing a moment of relaxation in their otherwise hectic lives.
But the innovation doesn't stop there. The Happy Critter Hot Tub features a patented "sqwhirl-pool" jet system, creating a gentle current that mimics the soothing experience of a human spa. This feature is not just a novelty—it's a statement. We're saying, "We care about the well-being of our backyard buddies."
This feeder spa caters to a wide audience within the family Sciuridae. Whether you're a fan of the agile red squirrels, the mysterious black squirrels, the ubiquitous eastern gray squirrels, or even the adorable chipmunks, this hot tub has room for all. However, a word of caution: prairie dogs might find this spa a bit snug for their liking.
Why create such a haven, you might ask? Well, it stems from a belief that climbing six feet for a morsel of food is a tad unfair, bordering on animal cruelty. Outdoor life, fraught with predators and challenges, takes its toll on these tiny creatures. Their mental stress and blood pressure are concerns that often go unnoticed. Hence, The Happy Critter Hot Tub. It's more than a feeder; it's a sanctuary for relaxation, reflection, and socialization.
The creators behind this genius idea, the Welters, have been innovating in animal care since 1907. Their philosophy? What's good for humans is not just good enough but perhaps even better for our furry friends. This ethos has led to the creation of other remarkable feeders, such as the Happy Critter Toilet Wildlife Feeder and The Happy Critter Trampoline Wildlife Feeder, catering to every possible need of our backyard visitors.
Now, before you rush out to install one of these in your yard, there's a twist. The Happy Critter Hot Tub, with all its luxurious features and thoughtful design, is not quite what it seems. It's a prank gift box. Yes, the ultimate joke for nature lovers and backyard decorators alike. The box, measuring 11.25" x 9" x 3.25", is designed to hold a real gift inside, turning initial bewilderment into laughter.
Imagine the look on your friend's or family member's face as they unwrap what promises to be the latest in wildlife dining and relaxation, only to discover it's a clever ruse. It's an empty box, a vessel for your actual gift, but the story it tells and the laughter it brings are as real as it gets.
So, while The Happy Critter Hot Tub may not be a tangible product, the joy and hilarity it can bring are very much genuine. It serves as a reminder that sometimes, the best gifts are those that deliver a good chuckle, along with a gentle nudge to not take life too seriously. After all, if a squirrel can have its own hot tub, anything's possible, right?