Perhaps a more fitting title would be "Lodgies" as muskrats frequently share living quarters in lodges with their beaver relatives. And they don't receive free rent either as they contribute with the upkeep, such as mudding the gaps inside the lodge. I have also observed that frequently they exit the lodge prior to the beavers - scouting the area perhaps before the "big boys" come out?
Even though they belong to the rodent family, both muskrats & beavers, I think, have adorable faces.
And with respect to the beaver photos, this is the first time I have ever seen a beaver chow down on an evergreen. Perhaps he/she had a tummy ache and was looking for some relief??