Answer: It might have been a lowly mouse, too. It is really hard to tell, especially in that one blink of an eye. Here are some links that might help you:
http://www.ianr.unl.edu/pubs/wildlife/g887.html (Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln)
http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ipmnet/ny/fruits/FruitFS/voles... (Cornell Univ. - NY)
http://www.cahe.wsu.edu/~hp31/vole.html (Washington State Univ. Cooperative Extension)
http://www.entm.purdue.edu/entomology/urbancenter/pubs/moles... (Purdue Univ.)
Good luck with your flowers!
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