I hate squirrels.  They have bedeviled me for years as we have tried to feed the birds around our houses.  We resorted to various squirrel defenses over the years with limited success.  One of the most fun ones was a bird feeder that had a battery-operated spinner that would throw the squirrels off the feeder when they stepped on it.  It was fun to see them tossed 10 feet or so to the ground, but