Friday, July 29, 2005
Big sharp teeth
I now enter the ranks of Iowans that can report a cougar (mountain lion) sighting.
Yes, at approximately 10:20 p.m. Thursday evening, after coming over a rural highway bridge spanning one of the major rivers in
Okay, I am completely unnerved. This location is only about eight miles from our house, and, what, with these critters traveling upwards of 100 hundred miles in a night, this big furry animal with fangs and really sharp teeth could be slinking around our house, stalking cats, dogs and children.
I love cats. I've had housecats all of my life. A 150 lb housecat that wants to eat me scares the bejeezus out of me. In populated areas they should be shot on sight.
I suspect a gun wouldn't help you in an attack. But if you see it slinking around near your home...
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