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"Vivian Lewis as a child had skunks for pets. They were de-scented. This particular skunk was probably named 'Bobo,' a large male. The other skunk they kept was 'Sugar,' a female skunk. One day, while riding her horse, she came across a wild skunk and, while on her horse, reached down and caught it by its tail and took it home. She put it in a cage but later it got out, and, while trying to re-catch it, she was sprayed! She said this was the first and last time she caught a skunk. I think that was a good idea. My brother Darrol found a skunk in his garage in Newbury Park. He tried to persuade it to leave but it got nervous and sprayed the walls and other places. Darrol sold his house; the smell would not completely dissipate." complete;