Taxi-driver Pyotr Pankratau fostered a baby-squirrel when he was in the army. Now Masik lives in his car, plays with passengers’ kids and stars in the movies.

Pyotr Pankratau fostered a squirrel before he started driving a taxi. The youngster served in the army, and other soldiers brought this unusual pet to him. Pyotr could not abandon a sick baby-squirrel.

The youngster says that despite the myth that a squirrel cannot be a pet, Masik became tame very soon.