Why the squirrel?

Squirrels change their minds halfway across the road. Squirrels blithely scurry along high voltage power lines.

Squirrels are hilarious. Squirrels are clever. Squirrels will empty your bird feeder in 30 seconds flat.

A squirrel will ruin your first day at work (and trash your house) (Listen to the classic This American Life story: Squirrel Cop.)

And most of all, a squirrel will WRECK the Sunday service at the First Self-Righteous Church: