OMG... Yes...the squirrel asking the heavens for a little help would make someone think it was going to be a religious blog...but trust me, that's not my style. I am multi-cultural, interdenominational hybrid who celebrates having survived thus far by having a strong sense of humor.
Well, I'm in the UK and got them from an on-line hooping company - but I'm sure there are hundreds of them in the USA! There are some hooping teams on Spark People - they might be able to advise you. I believe you can probably get them from Walmart! I'll see if I can find a link for you.