Police in Ohio are warning residents about a large cat prowling around the neighborhood. the nearby zoo says all of their animals are accounted for so it’s either a very large house cat or a cougar or other predator that’s somehow gotten loose in the wild.

How a large feline predator could get loose in the suburbs remains a mystery, but stranger things have occurred. If you live in Ohio and spot a large cat coming towards you, looking for a scratching post, turn and run the other way.

Then again, running the other way is usually the best strategy to keep all types of cats away before you fall in love with their cuteness and wind up becoming their servants for life.

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