If you thought only the Three Stooges made this mistake, you thought wrong.
You don’t need Mr. Nature to tell you that a skunk is not a cat and mustn’t be handled like a cat. But as you’ll see in this video, there’s always somebody who doesn’t know the difference. And he’s never the one who gets sprayed.
We have skunks in our neighborhood, but they’ll put up with a lot before they cut loose–as our neighbor’s otherwise good dog (old enough to know better!) found out recently.