Babe (above right with coon cat card look-alike) and Tiny (below lurking in the grass across the lawn) are shocked, shocked, at the behavior of the local squirrel population.
In autumn a young male squirrel's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Squirrels start mating when they are a year old. It takes about six weeks from the time the squirrels mate until the baby squirrels, called kittens, are born. Twice a year, in the spring and at the end of the summer, the female squirrel has two to five kittens.
Update: More shocking animal antics at Modulator's 103rd Friday Ark.