Category Archives: Skunk

Skunks Are Cheating

One of the Skunks wasn’t playing fair tonight.  It avoided “Stella” the motion detecting sprinkler I have….temporarily:-). I’ve never seen this particular Skunk before.  It was the smallest I’ve ever seen. This particular Skunk also seemed to walk with a little gimp, or perhaps it was just so small it was having problems walking through […]

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Winning The War With The Skunks, Possums, And Raccoons

I’ve got to say, I’m really impressed with this Contech Scarecrow Motion Activated Sprinkler.  For the last 3 days, since I received this product, the Skunks, Raccoons, and Possum have all tried to return to continue their feeding below the Bird Feeders.  Problem is, “Stella” the Scarecrow Sprinkler is scaring them away with bursts of […]

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Baby Skunk Returns

Leecy thought she had sealed up any holes in the fence so that the Skunks could not return. and also spread around this “supposed” Skunk deterrent.  Guess what? I don’t think it slowed them down a bit.  As usual, right before we were letting the Dogs out for their final potty break of the night, […]

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One, Two, Three Skunks?

Okay, two weeks ago I thought we had one little baby Skunk paying us a visit.  Then last week when I went out to try and get pictures of the Skunk, I discovered we had 2 Skunks. Well guess what?  Now it looks like we have 3 Skunks. One is definitely a baby.  The other […]

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Dog Got Skunked, The REAL Story..

This morning, Leecy sent me a protest email about my Skunk story.  In the interests of “fair and balanced reporting” I’m including her version. Ok, let ME tell you the CORRECT story on the “dog meets skunk”. Sascha started barking at 4:15am, I tried to see if she could wait till my alarm went off […]

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First Queen Butterfly And A Skunk

Today was the first Queen Butterfly we’ve seen for 2010.  She was laying eggs on the Milkweed.  I never could manage to get a decent picture of her as she was constantly flying about. You may also notice all the Aphids on the Milkweed.  I’ve tried spraying them and wiping them off by hand.  I’m […]

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