Today we learned a Ford Mustang owner blamed a squirrel for the latest documented example of Mustang fuckery. Sure, guy! Sure. Squirrels and digital tire gauges, they’ll do it every time.

Now, I will say that I love animals, and when a squirrel runs into the road, I do try to avoid them generally—if I can do so safely. I’m not a monster. But hey, if it’s gotta be you or something else... maybe make sure it’s you. Reader CalBearsFan99 chimes in with a practical rule.

I would say there’s a lot of small dogs and cats I could eat in one sitting, depending on my hunger level and the barbecue sauce situation (no, I wouldn’t actually do that, calm down before you tweet at me because we’re just talking size hypotheticals here), so maybe scratch them off the list.

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But squirrels? Well, sometimes bad things happen.

Makes sense.