Does it have very large, black eyes and a furry flap of skin between the
front and rear legs? Possibly a flying squirrel! (If you're in the U.S.,
there's a couple of species that are less rare in urban areas than you
They're smaller and "mousier" looking that regular squirrels, and have a
tail that could, indeed, be describes as feather-like. Here's a link to
some info on the southern variety, but the northern variety looks very
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