Ever wondered what it’s like having a beaver around the house? Meet Beave, the lovely neighborhood rescue beaver who has been taking up residence with Nancy, a licensed wildlife rehabilitation specialist. Beave ended up with Nancy in May of 2020, being just 3 weeks old, when he was found abandoned by the side of the road.
So what’s it like to have a beaver for a pet? It’s all fun and games until the beaver starts living out its Mother Nature-given instincts and starts building a dam. And if it wants to build a dam, it will, and it will use whatever building materials it finds lying around the house. Like pillows, tissue boxes, statuettes, metal frames, buckets, plungers, and whatever else it finds in its path!
“Beave is just starting to dam with household objects, but has not yet started outside or in water,” elaborated Nancy. “He dams pretty much every evening. When I clean it up, he just rebuilds!”
Beave has his very own TikTok channel with hundreds of thousands people following his daily shenanigans. Besides the many dam-building videos, there’s also him swimming, wandering and sniffing around, eating, and Q&As. Oh, and before you ask, Beave thoroughly enjoys grapes and kale!