Cat who chased the bear(news)

Discussion in 'General' started by xericx, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. I dont know if anyone has heard about this yet, but I thought it was pretty funny.

    \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\tTabby cat terror for black bear \t\t\t\t
    \t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t \t \t\t \t \t\t \t\t\t \t \t\t<table align="right" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="203"> \t\t\t<tbody><tr><td> \t\t\t \t\t\t\t[​IMG] \t\t\t\tJack the cat is possessive about his territory, his owners say
    \t\t\t</td></tr> \t\t</tbody></table> \t\t \t \t A black bear got more than it bargained for after straying into a family garden in the US state of New Jersey.
    The unwelcome intruder was forced up a tree - twice - by the family pet, a tabby cat called Jack.
    The terrified bear was only able to make its escape when owner Donna Dickey called the hissing cat into the house.
    Ms Dickey said Jack liked to keep a close watch on his territory and often chased away small animals, but one of this size was a first.
    "We used to joke, 'Jack's on duty', never knowing he'd go after a bear," Donna Dickey told local newspaper The Star-Ledger.
    "He doesn't want anybody in his yard," she added.
    The bear was first spotted in the tree by neighbours who thought the 15lb (7kg) cat was just looking up at it.
    They then realised the bear was afraid of the cat.
    After some 15 minutes, the bear descended, but was chased up another tree, before finally making its escape when Jack was called indoors.
    Bear sightings are not unusual in the area of West Milford in New Jersey, which experts say is one of the state's most bear-populated areas.

  2. haha hilarious. thats my kind of cat.

    Edit: +rep
  3. :smoking: Wow, what a brave kitty:eek:
  4. that's like 20 minutes from my house. that could have been my cat.
  5. Hiding in a dam tree, what a pussy. get it, pussy? JOE>
  6. My old cat Lucy was scared of nothing. RIP Luce.
  7. Damn, my cat gets scared when I walk down the hallway...

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