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The Skunk Rangler

Sunday, October 02, 2011

What a crazy week it has been ... to top it off, my Mom had an unwanted visitor to their garage.
She called Thursday night to ask if we knew how to get rid of a skunk !!
Sean was on a business trip, so I said .. Put something smelly like tuna near the garage door and out onto the driveway to see if it will leave.
I then drove out to their place and decided to make a dash into the garage to get their car out.
I ran in, backed the car out .. then started to investigate with a flashlight. It looked like all was clear. I checked behind things etc. and couldn't see a skunk. We thought he had vacated his new home.
We closed up the garage and my Mom would clean up after him the next day.
Friday night my Mom called .. Nope, he was still there, she saw him while she was cleaning up after him .. and she ran out quickly and closed the garage door.
Sean and I headed out on Saturday morning to get that little guy.
Armed with our trusty live animal trap, a delicious can of tuna, cover-alls, goggles, and a hockey stick we captured him and then took him to the fields to release him.



No skunk was harmed in this capture and no spray was discharged from anyone involved :)

Now I ask you .. .isn't he a good son in law ??? hahaha
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  • FIT_TERI
    Sean is the best son-in-law in history!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I laughed when I saw that my Canadian friends made use of a hockey stick in solving this problem....LOL! Glad everyone was safe, and especially that they were unsprayed!! Kudos to Sean!
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    hmmm....what was your role....cinematographer? :)
    3202 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/3/2011 8:42:08 PM
  • MBSHAZZER
    Sean is a SAINT!!! Glad you made the evacuation PETA friendly! :D
    3203 days ago
  • CEILIE2
    WOW You are so lucky.
    What a nice son in--law.........he's a keeper!
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    3203 days ago
  • MOLLIEMAC
    LOL, CJ, you guys are VERY lucky! I love the idea for the tuna, I think you should write to Clover Leaf and suggest they list it as a product use :-). Bet your mom is very relieved...MJ
    3204 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1338628
    Wow! What a brave guy. I don't think we would have attempted it on our own ;)
    3204 days ago
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