I know this is a forum for attracting, but...........

tracerracer(z7OR)February 1, 2008

This morning about 5:30, I was online and heard a scuffle on my back porch. We have a outside kitty (came w/ the house can't beat her hard enough to get her to live inside, nice cat, Angel)(Yes, she's spayed and no, she doesn't hunt,long story) We do have a problem w/ 'dumped' and hence multi-generational feral cats. Thinkin' that it was just that beating up on Angel, I turned on my porch light to scare the stray off, jerked open my door...........To my horror....I found myself about 4' from a skunk who promptly jumped off the porch and shashayed under my house.......Yes, there is an opening, yes I spoke w/my DH multible times......needless to say, it will now be taken care of,thought it had, anyway.........What is an effective way to move this (lookin' very well fed) skunk along? I've heard about mothballs, do they work and do I need to buy out the 2 nearest hardware stores? What suprised me is the lack of smell...Maybe it's young, no mistake that it is a skunk, just no noticable small.........

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PKponder TX(7b)

We played really loud rock music in the garage once when we had a skunk in there. Learned our lesson about closing the door too ;-) The dog and garage got sprayed.

Pam

    Bookmark   February 2, 2008 at 9:40AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Elly_NJ(NJ z6)

Please be sure to evict before breeding season!! : )

Here is a link that might be useful: Skunks

    Bookmark   February 2, 2008 at 9:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tracerracer(z7OR)

elly nj- thanks for the link............I was lookin' @ the tail end, plenty close enough to tell, but it didn't register (silly me, lol) So I have ever intention of evicting before birthin' time (now if I can just get it to comply.........Hmmm.......)

pkponder- Right, no loud music in garage.......Got it ;o)

    Bookmark   February 2, 2008 at 12:32PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wasp nest? rid of it? leave it alone?
Same one in the pictures but with different angles...
chueh
Neighbours cat just killed my last chipmunk :(
I am so very sad right now. We started with 5 chipmunks...
datura222
What kind of animal scat is this?
Does anyone know what kind of animal this is from?...
vmcneil
I found a praying mantis cocoon, where can I place it?
I was pulling up weeds and there was a praying mantis...
ladyrose65
Squirrel proof tube bird feeder
Need a recommendation for a good Squirrel-proof tube...
shw104
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™