I ultimately had to leave him, he was just too expensive for me. I did find a couple of old friends to help cheer me up for the rest of the weekend.
(Seriously, there were some MAJORLY talented chainsaw carvers at the show. I drug my poor hubby around the fairgrounds twice to find one to take home (and to take my pictures!). All of these were beyond my price range; but a little fluffy-tailed squirrel has a new home at my place.)