Squirrels, viewed by many as destructive pests (they’re just trying to get by!), have many amazing talents. One of the more obscure is that they can purr just like cats. Via The Awl, here’s proof that they can get their little happy motors running with the best of ’em. I’d hoped to embed the video here, but I can’t figure out MSNBC’s code, so please follow the link. It’s adorable.