"I'll hide nuts and make him find them, and he'll stash them in his little house he has, or in my pillowcase," Dence said. "A lot of times, I'll go to bed, and the walnuts will be stabbing me under my blanket."
Like all flying squirrels, Acorn is nocturnal, so he sleeps during the day, and this is when he's the most affectionate, according to Dence. "He's so soft, and he just loves cuddling," she said. "During the day, we'll take naps together."