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House cat in Oregon attacks baby, traps family in bedroom
Yahoo News ^ | 3/11/2014 | ReutersReuters

Posted on 03/10/2014 10:40:00 PM PDT by enduserindy

"(Reuters) - A rampaging, 22-pound Oregon house cat with a "history of violence" attacked a baby and trapped a family and their dog in a bedroom at their Portland home before being captured by police, authorities said on Monday."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: cats; funny; pets
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The only reason they don't eat us is because they can't.
1 posted on 03/10/2014 10:40:00 PM PDT by enduserindy
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To: Slings and Arrows
(anti-social) Cat ping!

2 posted on 03/10/2014 10:48:01 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: All
get ready, Chinese cat-food graphics..series :-D jokes.

3 posted on 03/10/2014 10:51:10 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: enduserindy

Trapped the family in the bedroom? What, did he padlock the door? Even at 22lb, a housecat should be no match for an adult human.


4 posted on 03/10/2014 10:53:03 PM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: enduserindy

How can a 22lb cat trap a grown woman...much less a man?


5 posted on 03/10/2014 10:55:11 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: enduserindy

Darn that Catwoman and her henchcats!


6 posted on 03/10/2014 11:00:29 PM PDT by MDLION ("Trust in the Lord with all your heart" -Proverbs 3:5)
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To: enduserindy

Dead kitty.

Instantly

I’d use it’s stiff corpse for something appropriate.

I’d take its paws and as rigormortis sets in i’d set them so I could use the punk as a toilet bowl brush.


7 posted on 03/10/2014 11:01:52 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: enduserindy

LOL!


8 posted on 03/10/2014 11:02:53 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: enduserindy

They didn’t shoot the cat! They only captured it!

Probably because they get no attaboys for shooting cats. Only dogs.


9 posted on 03/10/2014 11:04:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Cat experts?


10 posted on 03/10/2014 11:05:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: enduserindy

More..
“The dispatcher, having never encountered such a situation before, asks her supervisor whether or not police can be sent for an angry cat.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2577997/Father-calls-911-help-enraged-cat-attacks-baby-bails-family-including-DOG-bedroom.html#ixzz2vdDgoaTi
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11 posted on 03/10/2014 11:05:58 PM PDT by enduserindy (A painted trash can is still a trash can.)
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To: Little Pig

meeeee-OW! SCRATCH!!!

If Satan got into that cat, I could very well see how. 22 lb. of angry claws and teeth.


12 posted on 03/10/2014 11:06:25 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Little Pig

Maybe the cat threatened to play Obama’s 25 greatest speeches.

Tell me you wouldn’t want to do anything to avoid THAT.


13 posted on 03/10/2014 11:06:48 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle
Cat from Hades
14 posted on 03/10/2014 11:08:54 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Little Pig; Mariner; All
This wasn't just some ordinary cat!

(The book is real)

15 posted on 03/10/2014 11:10:04 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: enduserindy

Maybe Oregon has recently legalized Catnip and the young cats owner wouldn’t give him any money to buy some....


16 posted on 03/10/2014 11:12:28 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Little Pig

Freeper This Just In posted this vid on another thread.....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDPm_t1jFS0


17 posted on 03/10/2014 11:14:11 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Vendome

Ok so that put QUITE a picture in my head. You’ve thought this through, right? ;}
Sounds like what my neighbor said as I described a cat that had “violated” the pet-human contract. She was rumored to have a “screw loose” but I wondered about “kitty schizophrenia.” Lying purring on a human lap, she would then claw and bite for a few seconds - be shoved off the lap and land on the ground - look around a little and then try to get back on the human lap for more petting, then act insulted when not allowed. I crossed a room and this cat attacked my legs, slapping left-right with paws - her claws getting caught in the fabric of my pants. It wasn’t play - you CAN tell when they are playing.
Anyway, the owner asked me to write a Kitty Adoption advertisement - now THAT was tough trying to write an enticing advertisement that includes the information that the cat will attack unprovoked. To my utter amazement - the vet technician at the beast’s veterinarian’s office gave that thing a home the DAY it was brought to the office to be euthanized (for violent tendencies) - even after I clarified previously alluded to ...ahem...”her street manners!”
My friend, listening to this account said something like your toilet-bowl-brush comment. His was more veiled - should a cat violate certain assumed contractual agreements...said cat would meet with overwhelming negative consequences which would, without a doubt, prohibit those unwanted behaviors from EVER occurring again.....I like yours better - bolder and visual, IMHO.


18 posted on 03/10/2014 11:14:12 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: enduserindy

Take a blanket and throw over cat then hold a stomping party. Gee how hard is that?


19 posted on 03/10/2014 11:15:35 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: enduserindy

Shoot the Kitteh.

Problem solved.


20 posted on 03/10/2014 11:16:59 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: enduserindy

When I was a child we had a phrase “Meaner Than Cat ****”

And that would be refereeing to us.


21 posted on 03/10/2014 11:19:38 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: enduserindy

No pic of that hissing hellcat?


22 posted on 03/10/2014 11:28:23 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell; enduserindy
From link posted by enduserindy:

The cat doesn't know any better, probably just wanted to play. The parents should have enough sense to not let animals near a baby.

And it's beyond bizarre that two adults couldn't deal with a cat -- when the police arrived the cat just jumped up on the refrigerator and they were able to capture it without incident -- if the cat had bit them or scratched them, we would have heard about it.

23 posted on 03/10/2014 11:33:36 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: All
Scorpions.... Hell Cat
24 posted on 03/10/2014 11:40:54 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: enduserindy

Any pet that attacked my child would be killed.

With prejudice.

Period.


25 posted on 03/10/2014 11:46:21 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: enduserindy

A “pit cat.” Who’d have thunk it?


26 posted on 03/10/2014 11:47:01 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: enduserindy

here kitty kitty... where are you?


27 posted on 03/10/2014 11:51:11 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Mariner

“How can a 22lb cat trap a grown woman...much less a man?”

This is Portland we’re talking about. Neither the men nor the women perfectly fit the definition of “grown”. Nor do they fit the definition of men and women.


28 posted on 03/10/2014 11:55:30 PM PDT by jameslalor
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To: jameslalor

“Shoot the Kitteh.

Problem solved.”

It’s Portland. Your solution is invalid for obvious reasons.


29 posted on 03/11/2014 12:16:00 AM PDT by unseelie
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To: unseelie

Shouldhave just let’m HAVE the beer...saved a 5k response.


30 posted on 03/11/2014 12:30:09 AM PDT by Therapsid
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To: HiTech RedNeck; All

Unless this is an unusual cat breed, it seriously needs to be put on a diet. Overfeeding, another form of animal cruelty.


31 posted on 03/11/2014 12:42:31 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: ransomnote

LOL

I would, at a minimum, put a contract on that cougar.


32 posted on 03/11/2014 12:47:45 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: enduserindy

33 posted on 03/11/2014 1:04:16 AM PDT by Bobalu (Happiness is a fast ISR)
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To: Vendome
This guy would laugh in their faces!

34 posted on 03/11/2014 1:06:26 AM PDT by Bobalu (Happiness is a fast ISR)
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To: unseelie

I think your message was meant to be directed at someone else, as I never posted what you were quoting. Just a friendly FYI. Too many sidhe on the keyboard?


35 posted on 03/11/2014 1:14:33 AM PDT by jameslalor
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To: HiTech RedNeck

There was probably not a female officer(ette) at the scene. Females stomp cats to death.


36 posted on 03/11/2014 1:36:12 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: Bobalu

Cute lil feller.

Makes me think of my lil guy.

He’s just the best baby. So loving, so full of joy, loves to play and happy to learn new disciplines.

He’s a Cocker Spaniel and the best.

Sadly Cockers are known for hip displacia and thin bones.

He’s only 3 and a couple days ago, somehow, he cracked his pelvis.

He wants to be held, lay right next to me, kisses me constantly (he’s normally not a kisser) and paws at me, as if to beg “Please! Help me! I hurt and I know you can make it go away!”.

Sadly, I can’t fix it.

We’ve crated him, to prevent further injury.

Makes me sick.

I never, ever yell at him. Not even when he somehow got a hold of my wallet. $600 bucks torn up, had to replace all my credit cards, my dues card for Masonry, my county gun safety card and he ate two 1$100 bills.

A friend said he’d be pissed. I picked him up saying “Look at this punk. Is this the face anyone could be mad at?”

You’d have to see this pig.

Just the best. He didn’t mean anything by it. He just wanted to chew on something that smelled like me and it made him feel wo good.

I chalked it up to him being a baby.

I had a talk with him, as he looked sheepish, like he couldn’t help it.

Big baby. He didn’t mean it. I love him.

Hopefully, he will heal but, I fear our days of hide & seek and fetch are over.

We’ll find other ways to entertain each other. If I have to I’ll make a little cart, so he can drag his broken ass around.

The good news is he lives in a day and age where God has made the arts and sciences available to man and he can be operated on, if it comes down to it, and be healed.

I pray to God he will heal and continue being....well....himself.

Po baby.

Gonna have create a new system to groom and bath him.

Pig.


37 posted on 03/11/2014 1:42:14 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: mylife

I find buckshot works best.


38 posted on 03/11/2014 2:52:54 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Talisker

Ya, we had cats that did that, and very promptly met a sudden end.


39 posted on 03/11/2014 2:54:21 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: enduserindy

Just heard the call on FOX this morning. These people are dopes. They should have never had a cat with a toddler. Seems like the little kid probably whacked the cat, the cat scratched him, then the Dad said he smacked the cat, which was stupid.

Then they hid in the bedroom like the wimps they are.

Just pathetic.


40 posted on 03/11/2014 3:03:53 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Bulwyf

I prefer to pretend the cat is a baseball bat. The tail is the handle, the head is the sweet spot, and any convenient wall is the baseball.

Here’s the pitch! He swings! It’s out of here!!


41 posted on 03/11/2014 3:08:34 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Jackson Galaxy from “My Cat From Hell”. Very interesting show and he knows his cats.


42 posted on 03/11/2014 3:24:02 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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http://i59.tinypic.com/344a69e.jpg

That ain’t no housecat!


43 posted on 03/11/2014 3:35:20 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Progov

Yikes.....tell me that isn’t the cat.


44 posted on 03/11/2014 3:38:33 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Right Wing Assault

what about a CATapult? You put said cat into it, and launch, then everyone draws with .45 colt and tries to hit it?

Most cats I don’t mind, but after my experiences I won’t own any anymore. I’ll just stick with dogs, and by dogs I mean real ones, not little rats :P


45 posted on 03/11/2014 3:44:27 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: mowowie

I’ve got a S&W 617 10 shot 22 LR revolver for things like that cat. Put some Aguila primer-only rounds in it and it’s quiet as a silenced 22, still deadly at close range.


46 posted on 03/11/2014 4:45:04 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: Little Pig
Even at 22lb, a housecat should be no match for an adult human.
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Not true. A mean cat with claws will run at you, jump into your face, and claw and bite the hell out of you. Four feet with razor claws flying and sharp teeth is nothing to mess with. I would go for my gun rather than kick an ornery mad cat.

47 posted on 03/11/2014 4:46:03 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: enduserindy
Seems to me the cat wasn't the biggest pussy in the room.

That's all I have to say about that.

48 posted on 03/11/2014 4:51:24 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: enduserindy

In Soviet Oregon, cat cage you!


49 posted on 03/11/2014 4:59:57 AM PDT by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: iontheball

That might be true if you actually cared what happened to the cat. However, if a heavyweight like that had already taken a chunk of out my infant, as this one had done, he wouldn’t reach my face before running into a strong backhand. I wouldn’t be taking a solely defensive posture, and would be actively trying to defeat the animal.


50 posted on 03/11/2014 5:17:49 AM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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