Monday, April 22, 2024
Contact    |    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon  
Unexplained Mysteries
You are viewing: Home > News > World of the Bizarre > News story
Welcome Guest ( Login or Register )  
All ▾
Search Submit

World of the Bizarre

'Ferocious feral beast' terrifying Florida residents turns out to be a cat

By T.K. Randall
May 27, 2023 · Comment icon 2 comments

Beware of the cat... Image Credit: Pixabay / nhudaibnumukhtar
The animal, which had sent two people to the emergency room in Suwannee county, was not quite what it seemed.
Dangerous wild animals on the loose are certainly no laughing matter in Florida - a state frequented by all manner of escaped beasts including large exotic cats such as panthers, lions and tigers.

When a large feline was recently reported to be attacking people in Suwannee county, therefore, local authorities were keen to catch the animal responsible before it had a chance to send anyone else to the hospital.

"During two separate incidents, residents exercising and walking on 174th Street were attacked by a feral cat. Both residents received injuries serious enough that they had to seek medical treatment at local hospitals," Sheriff Sam St John wrote on Facebook.
Upon investigating, however, it turned out that the 'beast' wasn't a large exotic feline at all but a domestic cat with some serious anger management issues.

As things stand, the cat is still on the loose, although local officials are reportedly confident that they will be able to capture it in the near future.

In the meantime, residents are being advised to steer clear if they happen to come across it.

Source: Live Science | Comments (2)




Other news and articles
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Nicolette 11 months ago
I love how they used a picture of a tiny kitten for the headline
Comment icon #2 Posted by Cho Jinn 11 months ago
Sounds like rabies to me.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


Our new book is out now!
Book cover

The Unexplained Mysteries
Book of Weird News

 AVAILABLE NOW 

Take a walk on the weird side with this compilation of some of the weirdest stories ever to grace the pages of a newspaper.

Click here to learn more

We need your help!
Patreon logo

Support us on Patreon

 BONUS CONTENT 

For less than the cost of a cup of coffee, you can gain access to a wide range of exclusive perks including our popular 'Lost Ghost Stories' series.

Click here to learn more

Recent news and articles