Thursday, November 7, 2013

Something Stinks

I didn't know that the black and white friend 
visiting Mama Boots 
was a different sort of cat.
Honest...
I didn't!



And, just because I smelled a bit,
didn't mean that you 
had to give me a bath!

Well, you've heard of being mad as a wet hen? What about being mad as a wet Gypsy?! She certainly wasn't happy, at least that's what it looks like in the picture!

Lucky for Gypsy (and for us) she didn't receive a direct hit from friend skunk. But, if she was going to come into the house she needed a bath. I found the following recipe online... and it seemed to work quite well:

1 Qt Hydrogen Peroxide (Mr. Dreamy had to go out and get this at 9 PM)
1/4 C Baking Soda
2 tsp laundry or dish detergent

We gave her a second shampoo with Irish Spring and she smelled sweet as a....
wet dog can smell!


6 comments:

  1. Stinky!! That recipe seems much better than the tomato juice recipe I have always heard of. Poor Gypsy, she looks so upset, but at least she smells good now :)

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  2. I keep that recipe and all it's contents and a pair of gloves in a container marked Skunk kit ...thankfully we have not needed it this year. Poor Gypsy, but glad she did not get a direct hit. She looks cranky:)

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  3. Oh, Gypsy, you look so guilty. Lucky you, in the old days, you would have had a bath in tomato juice!

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  4. personally I think "wet dog" is one of the best smells ever. I wish they would make Sentsy wax that smelled like it.
    Seriously!

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  5. Oh she looks so upset. The ever dreaded "stinky kitty". That's what the girls here know them as. And they steer clear of them like the plague.

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