Deb Cipriani, director of pet skunk rescue Skunkhaven, started Skunkfest in North Ridgeville, to bring together regional owners of these unusual high-maintenance domestic-bred pets.
But the event is fun for animal lovers of all stripes, so to speak. Among the many exhibitor booths were a small animal rescue/therapy bunny group and ferret rescue Ferrets Unlimited. And one of the biggest hits was a woman from Kentucky-based nonprofit rescue Friends United for the Rights of Wildlife in Need, who brought an orphaned possum they were raising — dressed in a skunk costume.
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