Posted tagged ‘pythons’

Feline First Alert Systems…

January 10, 2013

python– – We’ve all heard the heroic dog stories, typified by something like Lassie alerting folks to Timmy having fallen in a well.–Well, cats can do some rather helpful things, too! 

An Australian mother in New South Whales heard her cat hissing in the middle of the night, which awakened her and alerted her to the fact that a six-foot-long python was wrapped around her two-year-old daughter’s arm.  The python had repeatedly struck the girl’s hand, but her mother with some effort was able to pull the snake away.  The snake was later found, and at the mother’s request commendably released into the wild.   According to one expert, the snake initially was likely just trying to get warm rather than hurt the child.  The cat unfortunately took off, and hasn’t yet come home.  Discretion, after all, is the greater part of valor…


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