Some people, no matter what you do, are not going to be for you. Even if you changed, met all their demands and did everything they asked, they would still find something wrong. Ignore those critical voices. You don’t need those people’s approval.
Baby racoons will do this when they are happy and feel like they are protected and safe. I've had several litters of baby racoons and they would always purr when they were curled up in a warm spot, nursing or when we'd pet them.
"Real life Dumbo" - more like photoshopped Dumbo. The ears have been enlarged and twisted around (you can see how they really attach on the big elephants), and it's been lifted off the ground. In real life, elephants can't jump (and certainly not fly).
"Break a glow stick and put in clear nail polish." DO NOT DO THIS HOLY CRAP! There are some toxic chemicals in glow sticks that have not been tested on nails. They make glow in the dark polish that is safe, just buy some.