A Colorado woman came home Thursday evening to discover that a mountain lion had in her house and gotten caught.
A Colorado woman was surprised on Thursday by the discovery that a mountain lion had got into her house, get caught and eventually killing her cat.
Boulder Police said they were called to a house on Marine Street on Thursday evening. There they found that a mountain lion had apparently entered through a screen door. The police shared a photo on Twitter of the big cat sitting between a table and a sofa.
Last night, a mountain lion will have a home on Marine St by means of a screen door, No people were injured, but a cat was killed. Keep the ground doors and windows closed and locked at night and if you’re not at home. (This is also good advice for the bears and burglars.) pic.twitter.com/cGseNpx2LI
— Boulder Police Dept. (@boulderpolice) August 10, 2018
It took the police and Colorado Parks and Wildlife for more than an hour to climb the mountain lion ” from the two-story house, Fox 31 reported.
Video was captured of the cat looking out the second floor window.
A neighbor just sent me a video where you can see the mountain lion peeking through the window pic.twitter.com/fGGFvzw22t
Mitchell Byars (@mitchellbyars) August 10, 2018
The police managed to coax the cat out the front door just after midnight and fired non-lethal rounds to scare it away from the area.
There were no injuries to the homeowner or the government, but a cat was killed.
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The police took to Twitter to urge the local population to keep all on the ground floor doors and windows closed as a barrier against unwanted animals.
Just last month, an Oregon woman came home to discover that a mountain lion was napping for six hours or more after her bank.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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