SK: Thinking about getting.. Skunked?

kim blackier kimblackier60 at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 10 22:12:36 PST 2005




>From: Matt Mayberry <lobomatt7 at yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: "Friends and fans of skunks." <skunks at rdwarf.com>
>To: "Friends and fans of skunks." <skunks at rdwarf.com>
>Subject: Re: SK: Thinking about getting.. Skunked?
>Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 13:14:32 -0800 (PST)
>
>I'm a college student living in texas.  I have never
>had a pet skunk, but i love the idea of having such an
>unusual pet.  I don't know much about them other than
>the studying up Ive done in the past few weeks.  Does
>anyone know any breeders down here in the lone star?
>There should be a few, as I see plenty of wild skunks
>around my parents house in the country.  I know I'll
>probably have to wait until this summer to get one,
>but thats fine with me.  any info would be great.
>Thanks!
>
>     -Matt
>
>--- Jeff Williams <tramsootru at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Keli-
> >
> > Thank you for the reply.. Looks like if I want a pet
> > skunk, I have to find
> > one that has been breed in my state.. Anyone know
> > any breeders in Alabama?
> >
> > Jeff
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Keli Schoeffel" <b_energetic at yahoo.com>
> > To: "Friends and fans of skunks."
> > <skunks at rdwarf.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 9:51 PM
> > Subject: Re: SK: Thinking about getting.. Skunked?
> >
> >
> > > Hello Jeff,
> > > I have two skunks as pets. They are very
> > entertaining to watch,  one is
> > > more friendlier than the the other, and will let
> > me hold him.  I know that
> > > they can be very playful at times, but also like
> > to sleep alot, as they
> > > are nocturnal animals.  However, you can break a
> > skunks routine of staying
> > > up all night and sleeping all day unless of course
> > that is your typical
> > > schedule.  I have found that $200.00 is the
> > typical asking price for a
> > > black & white skunk that is already descented.
> > Mind you that you should
> > > also get them fixed, so you want to include this
> > cost into your
> > > consideration on getting a skunk.  The website
> > www.skunksaspets.com will
> > > give you a lot of detailed info about having one
> > as a pet.  I love my
> > > little stinkies, but one down side is that they
> > are very curious and get
> > > into everything- it's an eye opener to what
> > children will be like.  Skunks
> > > instincts are to dig, and they LUV to dig up my
> > carpet, and the tileing in
> > > the kitchen- I rent and I am sure my landlords
> > will not
> > > love me or them so much!!  If you are trying to
> > find a breeder it depends
> > > in what state you live- as some states do not
> > allow skunks to be sold or
> > > kept as pets.  I live in Pittsburgh, PA and can
> > give you a name of a
> > > breeder.  I am also selling one of my skunks if
> > you are still interested
> > > in having a skunk after you check out the website.
> >  Email me:
> > > B_energetic at yahoo.com  I am selling him for
> > &200.00.  He is about 6 months
> > > old and is not fixed yet.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > ----Keli
> > >
> > > Jeff Williams <tramsootru at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello everyone-
> > >
> > > This is my first post and I just joined the list..
> > >
> > > My fiancee' and I have always enjoyed "out of the
> > ordinary" pets.. I had
> > > been looking into the possibilites of getting a
> > koala, however, that has
> > > turned into something that is obviously not within
> > my powers..
> > >
> > > So, I was speaking to a friend of mine about "odd"
> > pets and he said "well,
> > > what about a skunk?" To which I thought - "A
> > skunk?? Are they fun to play
> > > with?" As, that is one thing I require out of a
> > pet.. Something that will
> > > play with me..
> > >
> > > Anyhow, I've been doing a little bit of reading
> > and one thing I have yet
> > > to find and it is something that will make or
> > break this decision - is
> > > where are some reputable breeders and how much
> > should I be looking at
> > > paying - initially - for a skunk?
> > >
> > > I am interested to find a breeder and/or a vet.. I
> > plan on locating local
> > > vets who will be willing to care for our skunk,
> > however, I can go "some
> > > distance" to pick up a skunk from a reputable
> > breeder..
> > >
> > > I do have one other question - how do skunks mix
> > with other pets? We
> > > currently have a cat.. Just wanted to make sure
> > the two would get along..
> > >
> > > Any advice would be appreciated..
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Jeff
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>I need to have some imformation about canadian rights and what i have to do 
>to have a kit sent to canada. I have had a lot of ignorant replies and i am 
>very serious about this and would appreciat no more ignorance. thank you 
>kim
>
>
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