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Video: Courageous cat scares off scaredy-cat bear
Digital Journal ^ | Brett Wilkins

Posted on 07/28/2012 8:56:29 AM PDT by DogByte6RER

Video: Courageous cat scares off scaredy-cat bear

Brave feline chases scaredy-cat bear

In a battle between a big, black bear and your average house cat, who would win? In the case of one fearless feline, the answer is not what you'd think.

Petsami, an online animal entertainment network from the creators of America's Funniest Home Videos, posted this hilarious YouTube clip of a massive black bear being chased off by a courageous cat.

The hapless bear is just doing what bears do, lumbering about and sniffing stuff, when out of nowhere appears a black and white cat. The bear is clearly shocked, and beats a hasty retreat as its assailant lets out a shrieking meow.

Incredibly, the cat gives chase, making sure the big old bear goes away and stays away.

An American black bear can weight as much as 1,100 pounds (500 kg). Your typical house cat tips the scales at less than 1/100th of that. But as this video proves, its not the size of the cat in the fight, but the size of the fight in the cat that really matters.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor; Local News; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bear; blackbear; cats; fear; feline; feliscatus; kittyping; pussycat; scaredycat; ursusamericanus
This definitely gets filed under the weird "man bites dog" category
1 posted on 07/28/2012 8:56:41 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: All

Direct YouTube video link here ...

Huge bear is a scaredy cat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qRQ47elTsRk


2 posted on 07/28/2012 8:57:40 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Slings and Arrows

This might be something right up your alley ... cat

ping


3 posted on 07/28/2012 9:00:06 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

A black bear can get as big as 1,100 pounds?


4 posted on 07/28/2012 9:01:16 AM PDT by crz
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To: DogByte6RER; alley cat

Speaking of alley cats


5 posted on 07/28/2012 9:02:28 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: DogByte6RER

If that was a mother cat protecting her litter then no one should be surprised by her reaction. The bear looked like a cub, so maybe it fled from a screeching attack it had not yet experienced.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 9:05:43 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: DogByte6RER; Slings and Arrows

A very interesting cat story. Over to you Slings and Arrows. :)=^..^=


7 posted on 07/28/2012 9:07:17 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: DogByte6RER

This belongs in Breaking Newz!

It is catastrophe I can bearly watch!


8 posted on 07/28/2012 9:08:02 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: crz

The author should have done more due diligence in his research ...

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/black-bear/

Weight: 200 to 600 lbs (90 to 270 kg)


9 posted on 07/28/2012 9:08:06 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

We could use that cat around here. A few days ago, a bear walked into a local Sears. There have been several bears spotted around here over the last few weeks.


10 posted on 07/28/2012 9:10:15 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: DogByte6RER

Another viking kitty takes out a DUmmy


11 posted on 07/28/2012 9:18:45 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: DogByte6RER

Same cat has probably mauled a few rabbits and chipmunks.


12 posted on 07/28/2012 9:23:49 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: DogByte6RER

House cats are absolute badasses if they want to be.

They are mini tigers.

I have a 7 lbs grey tabby named Tatianna (after the tiger), and a 100 lbs German Shepard.

Guess which one is the boss.


13 posted on 07/28/2012 9:30:33 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

The cat. Until the dog gets really hungry


14 posted on 07/28/2012 9:35:45 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: chris37
House cats are absolute badasses if they want to be.

House cats best stay indoors.

Swimming Coyotes Terrorizing Housecats On Long Island

;)

15 posted on 07/28/2012 9:37:23 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign

Hmmm I tried to watch that, but it says document does not exist on server.


16 posted on 07/28/2012 9:44:26 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: muir_redwoods

Well the thing is the dog only has one attack, the lethal one.

He caught a squirrel in the back yard and bit the poor thing in half right across the stomach area.

I gave him the nickname Scissorfang after that.

She on the other hand is a flying boxer. I ‘ve seen her attack the top of his head from upside down in the air above his head.

Unless he choses to kill her, which he won’t, she wins.


17 posted on 07/28/2012 9:47:04 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37
Try this.
18 posted on 07/28/2012 9:52:55 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: DogByte6RER; Biggirl; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; ...


19 posted on 07/28/2012 10:23:11 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: freedumb2003

“... I can bearly watch”.

I saw what you did there... :)


20 posted on 07/28/2012 10:28:07 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Slings and Arrows; All
Hi, Slings and all Cat~People



Caturday Haiku


Tukkssee Kitteh knoez
wut Bay~urz duz in T3h Woodz.
Sez: "U goez 'way Now!"

Tukkssee Kitteh haz
himz oawn 'Spesshull Playss'. Duz NAWT
Bay~urrz arowndz!

Tukkssee Kitteh feenkz
Beeg Lawssteddz Bay~urr will leeb
Seet ups, enneewayz!!!



Jack Deth ~ 07/28/12.

21 posted on 07/28/2012 10:39:15 AM PDT by Jack Deth (Knight Errant and Resident FReeper Kitty Poem /Haiku Guy)
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To: fatnotlazy

I’m sure they were glad to have the customer.


22 posted on 07/28/2012 10:44:35 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: Jack Deth

Howdy Jack. Thanks for the poem!


23 posted on 07/28/2012 10:52:42 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER

We don`t do “due diligence in ...research” here-

Since we live in the mountains, we actually go out into the woods in groups and actually get confronted by big bears all the time-
Sometimes they come down from the highest mountains and raid the garbage bins in town and those garbage fed bears are HUGE!
We always bring pans and big spoons to create a racket to scare the bears off.

Up here we`uns see big black bears all the time gettin` into the berry patches and hunkering across the open mountain meadow grass into the woods- They go pretty big here- I have see some half as big as a 1955 Oldsmobile- A black bear here matures fully grown at 3 years or so- if he is 800 pounds at one year he is well over 1,000 pounds at maturity.

But they go well over a thousand pounds here in the mountains at maturity-viz:


...ent a Ticonderoga nimrod who bagged a 1-yr-old bear which tipped the avoir- dupois at 821 lbs.”
http://news2.nnyln.net/ticonderoga-sentinel/search.html


24 posted on 07/28/2012 10:56:23 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (???? . what??? Who knew? .)
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To: DogByte6RER

Sorry- just west of here they grow-`em twice as big `n bigger!

“Four Theresa hunters bagged a 2511 pound black bear near Cranberry Lake, a few days ago.”
http://news.nnyln.net/tupper-lake/search.html


25 posted on 07/28/2012 11:22:01 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (???? . what??? Who knew? .)
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To: DogByte6RER

A junk yard cat or a cat with an attitude?


26 posted on 07/28/2012 11:54:12 AM PDT by Americanexpat (�It is going to get even worse now that the)
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To: DogByte6RER; Slings and Arrows

Here’s a bear rescue story for you...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDZ60sEvX1Y

A friend sent it to me a few days ago.


27 posted on 07/28/2012 1:00:57 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Twotone

Awww, cute!


28 posted on 07/28/2012 1:29:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Cosmos? Is that you? [kitty w/4 lives left.]
29 posted on 07/28/2012 2:19:54 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: DogByte6RER
http://www.americanbear.org/Size.htm


30 posted on 07/28/2012 2:26:12 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Americanexpat

31 posted on 07/28/2012 2:31:27 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

I don’t think that one will run away. In fact I think he will stick around for lunch.


32 posted on 07/29/2012 4:51:07 AM PDT by Americanexpat (�It is going to get even worse now that the)
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To: Jack Deth

If cats are gonna live in this country, they need to speak English...


33 posted on 07/29/2012 12:01:37 PM PDT by Fawn (DEAR JESUS....PLEASE LET OBAMA LOSE.....AMEN.)
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To: bunkerhill7

World record American black bear: 805 pounds.

http://www.americanbear.org/Size.htm


34 posted on 07/29/2012 1:05:30 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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