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Vicious 22-pound cat traps Oregon couple in room, attacks baby
Fox News ^ | March 10, 2014 | Associated Press

Posted on 03/10/2014 9:39:52 PM PDT by This Just In

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland police had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.

The baby was not injured in the Sunday incident.

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Cat nip
1 posted on 03/10/2014 9:39:52 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Pit cat? Cat bull?


2 posted on 03/10/2014 9:43:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: This Just In

Cat dead is more appropriate

I refuse to be terrorized by a house cat

22 lb cat meet 34 ounce baseball bat.


3 posted on 03/10/2014 9:44:11 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: This Just In

...

Guess these folks never played kickball as kids.


4 posted on 03/10/2014 9:45:24 PM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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To: Fai Mao

That kitty needs a ZOT! ;)


5 posted on 03/10/2014 9:47:03 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: This Just In
This is all the cat wanted!


6 posted on 03/10/2014 9:47:10 PM PDT by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: This Just In
From the article:

Simpson said the owners told the dispatcher the cat has a history of violence. He said the cat remained with its owners.

Something is wrong with this picture.
7 posted on 03/10/2014 9:49:19 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: TheZMan

8 posted on 03/10/2014 9:50:59 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: This Just In

Were the owners shoeless?


9 posted on 03/10/2014 9:51:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: GeronL

Catchup?


10 posted on 03/10/2014 9:52:16 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

:^D


11 posted on 03/10/2014 9:53:09 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No. I believe they were clueless.


12 posted on 03/10/2014 9:53:43 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Field goal time.


13 posted on 03/10/2014 9:54:19 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Don't tell me, I'll tell you.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Daffynition
Simpson said the owners told the dispatcher the cat has a history of violence. He said the cat remained with its owners.

Owners? Some people never learn ping.

14 posted on 03/10/2014 9:54:33 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Ellendra

I believe the owners have a history of making bonehead decisions.


15 posted on 03/10/2014 9:55:47 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Fai Mao

Ordinarily a baseball bat will do; sometimes, though there’s no choice but to unleash the holy hand grenade of Antioch.


16 posted on 03/10/2014 9:57:07 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: diverteach

17 posted on 03/10/2014 9:57:11 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: diverteach

No wonder the cat threw a hissy fit. They served him Bud Light when he wanted Fat Cat.


18 posted on 03/10/2014 9:57:48 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Fai Mao; TheZMan

The moment a cat tries to attack my children is the moment the cat realizes it made a big mistake.


19 posted on 03/10/2014 10:00:06 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: mowowie

Now that is just wrong.


21 posted on 03/10/2014 10:08:06 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: mowowie

bwahaha!

Best laugh I have had in a week..maybe a month...


22 posted on 03/10/2014 10:12:57 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: mowowie

http://bonsaikitten.com/bkintro.php


23 posted on 03/10/2014 10:32:17 PM PDT by matthew fuller (No, I don't miss GWB- I miss Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld.)
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To: matthew fuller

Amazing!!
What will they think of next?


24 posted on 03/10/2014 10:40:32 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: This Just In

Time for a size 14 Red Wing.


25 posted on 03/10/2014 10:40:37 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: This Just In

Feral cats can be very dangerous, as they are or have become nonsocialized. They’re used to fighting for the things they need. Cute and cudly is not often their default mode. In other words, keep s full can of RAID handy, then blast that little beast directly in the choppers as with Mace. Of course, keep the spray away from little junior..


26 posted on 03/10/2014 10:54:29 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: This Just In
Twenty-two pounds? That's a big cat!
My cat is fat,
So now, I'll dine
And gobble up
This cat of mine.
B. Kliban

27 posted on 03/10/2014 10:55:18 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: lee martell

I have a better solution.

Don’t adopt feral cats. BTW, have you seen this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDPm_t1jFS0


28 posted on 03/10/2014 10:58:22 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

In “The Prehistory of the Far Side,” Gary Larson reprinted a dozen of the comments he received from readers who objected to that cartoon.


29 posted on 03/10/2014 11:05:00 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: This Just In

Jeeeezzzz.......
That is one bad assed cat.

Looks like he was getting ready to kill the dog next.
Hope the dog is ok.


30 posted on 03/10/2014 11:05:58 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: lee martell

We’ve adopted cats from the shelter, and we’ve taken in unwanted cats. Our family has never had problems. As a matter of fact, we’ve never had any problems with our dogs either.


31 posted on 03/10/2014 11:06:45 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: mowowie

Yeah, the dog wanted in too. That cat was entering the gate when the video ended.

I was born and raised around dogs and cats. I could see that outcome coming from a mile away.


32 posted on 03/10/2014 11:11:29 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: TChad

Some cat lovers are pretty strange.


33 posted on 03/10/2014 11:13:09 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Ezekiel; Gefn; skinkinthegrass; HiTech RedNeck; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; ...
Second thread.


34 posted on 03/10/2014 11:25:20 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: GeronL

Cat on the Rag.


35 posted on 03/10/2014 11:37:06 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (Hoaxey Dopey Changey)
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To: mowowie

Yes that is one bad ass cat that was bullied by that woman. I hope she was not injured badly but a few scratches seem about right.

ps
Years ago when I lived in Venezuela I had an Ocelot for a few days. The maid quit, my wife hid in the bedroom and he and I had a fight over the steak I had just brought home from the store. He and I actually got along but between the maid and my wife (a man “got to know his limitations” and his wife’s and maids forbearance and understanding) I sadly returned the cat to its former owners.

In retrospect I should have kept the cat and increased the salary of the maid and put the wife on a plane to Miami.


36 posted on 03/10/2014 11:42:22 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: This Just In
Some cat lovers are pretty strange.

In "Prehistory of the Far Side", Larson said that he thought that what bothered people about the cartoon was that there was no escape for the cat. In a typical animated cartoon, if a cat is run over or blown up, a few seconds later he has recovered and is back in action:

There's never a suggestion that the cat's suffering is anything but transitory. In a single panel cartoon, however, no resolution is possible. The dogs play 'tethercat' forever.

...I suppose some people may have appreciated a disclaimer at the bottom of the cartoon saying, 'Note: A few minutes later, the cat escaped, returned with a bazooka and blew the dogs away.' (Of course, now I'm on the dogs' case.)

Larson was great.

37 posted on 03/10/2014 11:59:58 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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I’ve been a fan of Larson for some time. I once presented a Far Side calender to a bandmember for Christmas. She did not appreciate the humor. :^)

It’s a cartoon, for Pete’s sake. Cat lovers need to find a hobby.


38 posted on 03/11/2014 12:32:52 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: cpdiii

Ocelots are beautiful felines, but I’ve never been one to subscribe to the adoption of wild animals. They may appear to behave as domesticated animals, but they are wild. Think Siegfried & Roy.


39 posted on 03/11/2014 12:36:11 AM PDT by This Just In
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Cat lovers need to find a hobby.

I suppose I am something of a cat lover, but that cartoon was intended to show nothing more than a dog's ridiculous anti-cat fantasy.

40 posted on 03/11/2014 1:19:53 AM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: mowowie

Is it wrong to laugh my arse off at that? lol


41 posted on 03/11/2014 3:35:20 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: mowowie

The mark of what it is to be “American” is ingenuity. This will definitely leave a mark......


42 posted on 03/11/2014 3:42:27 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: This Just In

There are reasons for those “This House is Protected by an Attack Cat.”

I owned an “attack cat,” it took 6 years to calm her down but I would never fully trust her around ....children.

Cat’s can have several kinds of seemingly unprovoked types of aggression. One is called transfer aggression (what my cat had) and the other is petting aggression (why I have a bite wound on my hand from a client’s cat). Cat bites and scratches are very bad deals and I sincerely hope they take the baby to the hospital or doctor.

This will provoke the removal of the cat from the home by the health department or child services.


43 posted on 03/11/2014 3:43:37 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed...)
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To: Ellendra
Something is wrong with this picture.

The whole story sounds bogus enough to be reported on NBC.

44 posted on 03/11/2014 4:04:24 AM PDT by stevem
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To: stevem

One well placed .22 would solve that in short order if that cat were in my house. With a history like it did have, why was it still there?

You own your dogs, your cats tolerate you.


45 posted on 03/11/2014 4:14:16 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Progov

My pal used the 22cal remedy on a raccoon that entered thru
the pet door seeking dog food. He didn’t finish the job w/the
first shot so there was a bloody mess all over the kitchen
and living room. Twelve years ago and I’m still chuckling when
he gives me shit about my shooting.


46 posted on 03/11/2014 4:44:47 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: EBH

No cat or dog should be left alone with a child under 18 months. By 18 months the child can fend off most cats. Extend the ban on dogs another year. Our ACD wanted to eat our granddaughter until she go big enough to throw a frisbie. Then and now he adores her and the only time I saw him get violent was at a man he thought was a threat to her. (actually he was right and chased him out of the house).


47 posted on 03/11/2014 5:10:00 AM PDT by Mercat
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The story should be the man called 911 for help....
My previous cat terrorized me and lit up my son's face once,,, but who would call help?
48 posted on 03/11/2014 5:50:56 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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Our cat is a sneaky biter. She will be just playing; then she gets this naughty look in her eyes and we later find long red scratches on our arms. - We first named her “Lambchop”, then the neighbor kids started laughing and guffawing at us calling “Lambchop” (and she would never answer to that name anyway - we’d already tried “Zippy” - and the only name she would agree to answer to is “Brutus”). So, “Brutus” it is; I don’t like it, but that’s it. At least, the neighbor kids don’t make fun of it.


49 posted on 03/11/2014 6:25:25 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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She isn’t sneaky, you see that ‘funny look’ on her face. She is over stimulated, same type of aggression as petting aggression. The trick is to not get to that point and stop way before ‘that look.’


50 posted on 03/11/2014 6:32:17 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed...)
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