Skip to comments.Big cat roaming Detroit streets shot dead, thrown in garbage, group says
Posted on 08/27/2013 9:26:54 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
Big cat roaming Detroit streets shot dead, thrown in garbage, group says
Sums up the fate of the cat AND THE CITY quite nicely, dontcha think?
They missed two of the three S’s.
In other words, the cat experienced a typical visit to Detroit.
Way to go idiots. A Savanna is a very pricy purebred going for $1000 or more.
Chip your animals, even indoor only cats and fenced in dogs because they can find ways outside. In Detroit, they were lucky the denizens didn’t grab it and declare it to be a fiesta cat suitable for tacos.
LOL! I wonder if the ‘Just Us’ Dept. is going to fine or confiscate the gun from the person who shot this cat? ‘Discharging a firearm’ charges, no?
Yea so funny you are.
Question was this same black panther Si Robertson saw in Duck Dynasty episode
Okay my bad LOL!
WAS IT A DETROIT LION?............
This is sad. I love savannah cats. Idiots.
That’s really terrible. It’s also really sad.
Wild dogs, big cats...Safari Detroit! It could be the first urban hunting preserve. They should sow vacant lots and introduce wild boar.
Par for the course.
A few years ago I found a standard poodle that had wandered away from its home. I called the local HS and they told me to bring the dog in but I couldn't because it wouldn't fit in my small car. I then asked them for the phone number of the owners who reported it lost but they wouldn't give it to me. They weren'te even going to call the owners to let them know I had it.........
Several hours later, the owners called them again and the HS gave them my number and they in turn called me and came over to pick it up.
The HS doesn't give a shit about the animals or the people who report them lost, they'd just as soon put them down as soon as they can.......
The local paper once ran a story about two fishermen who rescued a golden retriever in Lake St. Clair, that was unable to make it on land due to the seawalls.......
They took it to the local HS and left it. A week later, the same reporter checked with the HS to do a follow up on the story only to discover the HS had put the dog down several days later "because it was sick"....BS!
There hasn't been a real one of those in Detroit since 1959.....
Ping for your interest
I be willing to go on a road trip to deliver wild hogs to Detroit. How many Muslims did you say live there?
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Ok, it’s a big “cat”, not a “big cat”. Savannahs are pretty much treated like domestic housecats, not big cats, under most state laws.
Savannahs aren’t purebred, they are hybrids.
Or, a Detroit Tiger?
No, I am sorry there was serious law breaking going on.
People are not allowed to take the law or there safety in their own hands. It is against government policy! It is against the law! It could lead to vigilante justice and there is noting that elected officials fear more than an armed citizenry deciding to protect themselves. Such things could get out of hand and the mob could turn on the government.
(/sarcasm) Seriously, well done if someone killed the animal and disposed of it rather than waiting for the police or animal control to show up.
It may very well have been microchipped. My 2 kittehs are. But microchipping only works if you take the pet into a vet or humane society and have it scanned. Otherwise, it's just a rice-sized little chip usually inserted into the muscle between the shoulder blades, invisible and mute.
Here is a picture of a Savannah cat:
I think a better solution would have been to introduce wolves.
Detroit would make excellent wolf habitat.
Why? It was a pet that got lost........It was a pet that wasn't a danger to anyone and never once exhibited any hostility towards anyone that had contact with it, helped feed it and had actually petted it.
This was a media driven event! A representative from "Paws for the Cause" was just now on the radio explaining that she and others had been searching for this cat prior to it being killed. They had informed the local media outlets exactly what kind of a cat it was and that it wasn't 4 ft. high as they reported. It was only 2 feet high when seated.
The media instead continued to report it as a mysterious huge cat!
As far as shooting it, discharging a firearm within a city limit here in S.E. Michigan is against the law. And likely the same in any other community across this country........
You don't shoot and kill an animal simply because you don't know what it is..........IF you do and if you support that mentality then you have no business owning a firearm or calling yourself a hunter.
The rep from Paws for the Cause said a resident of the neighborhood she was canvassing directed her to the garbage can where the dead cat was thrown. It wasn't determined if that person was the one who actually killed the cat and the rep wasn't in a position to find out who actually shot it.
The place is overrun with feral animals, because there is no money for animal control. The city should pay bounties. Roaming packs of animals pose a danger for a variety of reasons.
I read on one website that the person who showed them where the cat was thrown WAS the shooter. Why on earth would they have shot this beautiful cat? I guess they were “bored” or dumber than a bag of cat poop. They deserve to live in the morass of ignorance and stupidity that is Detroit. Just a real shame they had to shoot this kitty, who was someone’s beloved pet.
The lady from Paws for the Cause suspected it may have been the person since they knew exactly where the cat's body had been dumped but she wasn't certain........