Residents in Oktyabrsky, russia panicked when a young wild moose suddenly walked into the Russian city from the forest. The scared animal went on the rampage, denting cars and charging around children’s playgrounds.

People tried to scare away the large calf by throwing snowballs and shouting, but one man found a novel solution. He threw his cat at the moose, which frightened the animal away.

While putting a cat in danger is never a good idea, apparently the moose didn’t know what to make of the furry projectile and ran away.

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