These aren't mutant hostas or irises, just to give you some perspective:
Close up of the cuteness, he was hardly as tall as our grass!
So far we've remained friends. He eats the clover out of our lawn, and one of the weeds that grows in my garden. He's been at my Asiatic Lilies lately, but he's still pretty wee, so isn't doing that much damage. I think he knows there's a fine line between cute and stew.