One of the most loveable and cute animals in the world is the raccoon and he wants to give you a piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day. Earlier, raccoons were a dish for Thanksgiving Day instead of turkey. But once president Calvin Coolidge pardoned a live animal to be his Thanksgiving dinner and adopted it as a pet. Yeah, it was a raccoon. Thanksgiving Day Raccoon and Pumpkin Pie as a holiday cursor.