ASHEVILLE- First Bank of America, now the Biltmore Estate.
When will everyday Americans ever feel safe in their homes again?
The Nutter family squirrels filed a complaint with the Newland, N.C. police department late Friday night accusing the Bilmore Estate of stealing their 1,000 branch home.
The Biltmore Estate currently has the alleged Nutter family home, a 34-foot Fraiser Fir, displayed in the Banquet Hall as part of the Biltmore Christmas celebration.
“They gave us no notice what so ever,” said Butter Nutter, head of the Nutter family household.
“We spent all day in the forest collecting fall’s harvest of acorns and pine cones and we come home to an empty lot. I just don’t understand it. All our mortgage payments were on time to Mother Nature. I can’t believe someone could do this to us especially around the holidays.”
The Newland Police Department is seeking the assistance of the Asheville Police Department to help investigate the case.
The Biltmore Estate refused to comment about specifics when asked for comment Sunday.
“We have been advised by our counsel since the case is currently under investigation that we cannot comment about the case,” said LeeAnn Donnely spokesperson for the Biltmore Estate.
The Nutter family meanwhile doesn’t plan to rest until justice is served.
“The Biltmore Estate does not understand, they didn’t just put the Nutter family out of a home but also several other creatures,” said Butter.
“My neighbor Jay who lives four branches up flies south every winter. But boy when he comes back this spring to no home that guy is going to flip a bird. Biltmore Estate destroyed an ecosystem for some holiday token for tourists. They should be ashamed of themselves.”
The Newland Fire Department is currently collecting donations for the Nutter family and those impacted by the tree-napping. If you are interested in helping the Nutter family, you can text the word NUTCROSS to 828-209-8874 and $10 will be donated on your behalf.