Friday, June 15, 2007

But They're Really, Really Cute

So Pepe is a Papa. Or perhaps an uncle. Actually - Pepe could be roadkill by now (haven't seen him in a while) but my point is, our neighbor Steve and his girlfriend Becky stopped by on Sunday night toting a bucket with 3 baby skunks (and a can of cat food which they seemed to be enjoying) so somewhere, some skunk, is a dad. Happy Father's Day!

I know what you're thinking. Baby skunks? Eeeeeewwwwwww. Gross. But I'll tell you what - they're really, really cute! They look like any other pint-size, furry rodent - ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters. The types of animals frequently found in 1st grade classrooms.

And the awesome thing about baby skunks - they don't spray! You can even de-sack them (I gather that's the technical term) and they will never, ever spray so that Pepe Le Pew become Pepe Le Pet!

In fact, Steve told us he'd talked to someone who was interested in doing just that!

And if that ain't country, I'll kiss your...