Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions: Q: Boy or Girl? A: Boy Q: How old is he? A: 2 and a half years old Q: Is Tintin neutered? A: No Q: Does his claws ever hurt you? A: I'm used to the scratches. Q: Do you give him baths? A: Only during the winter when he doesn't get out so much. Q: Do you trim his nails? A: Again, only during the winter where the claws don't naturally wear down by crawling. Q: What kind of harness do you use? A: I use a Ferrets harness made by Nobby and bought on Amazon UK and 2 anti-shock bands between Tintin and the lead. Q: What happens if you take the harness off? A: He runs home. Q: Does he ever get tangled in his leach? A: He untangles himself. Q: Does he hibernate? A: No, they follow the suns routine, less sun = more sleep. Q: Why does he need a harness and a leash? A: He's not afraid of cats and doesn't understands natures warning sounds, such as bird's. It's for his own protection and he knows it. He doesnt want to leave home without it. Q: Is he locked inside his cage? A: He doesn't have a cage. Q: What does he eat? A: In the summer, his main food source is outside. He finds much of his food on his own and gets fruits and nuts as snacks. During winter, his diet is mainly nuts and seeds. Q: Is it legal to have a squirrel as a pet? A: No. In most countries its very illegal. You need special permission and/or a license from Wildlife services. Q: Toilet habits? A: Tintin prefers to go outside and/or on newspapers. But accidents happens ones awhile. Q: Are squirrels a good pet? A: Absolutely not! Check out this article for more information: Squirrels as Pets: A Really Bad Idea! Q: What do i do if i find a baby squirrel? A: Here is a perfect rescue plan: Rescue Guide! Q: I found a squirrel and i want to keep it, any tips? A: If the Squirrel hasn't been deemed unfit for release by wildlife services and/or an expert, the squirrel deserves its freedom. Read the Rescue Guide!