27 Jun '11, 7am

Grateful Skunk "Thanks" Woman For Saving Him | Care2 Causes

I used to work at a stae psychiatric hospital on midnights. I had to pick up reports from all of our satellite buildings and often walked to them. Many times I came across racoons, skunks, possums and feral cats. Sometimes they would get into the dumpsters and then not be able to get back out. I used to frequently rescue them with thick, long branches laying in the woods near the buildings. I used to talk softly to the animals as I approached and was never sprayed by any of the skunks. One night after working the local Ren Faire I was sitting with a friend under one of the booths (still in costume) when I felt something near my leg. I looked down to find a large skunk had sat down on my skirt and was leaning against my leg. We continued talking and after about 45 minutes the skunk got up and ambled slowly off. If you don't scare them they are unlikely to spray you. Because...

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