Iowa: Mountain Lion Sighting in Des Moines Was Really a House Cat – IOTW Report

Iowa: Mountain Lion Sighting in Des Moines Was Really a House Cat

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DES MOINES, Iowa —

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources now says the “possible mountain lion” in Des Moines was really someone’s house cat.

Des Moines Police posted on Facebook Thursday, saying the sighting was reported in the Gray’s Woods neighborhood on the city’s east side. The DNR confirmed the video showed a mountain lion, but since corrected their statement. more


17 Comments on Iowa: Mountain Lion Sighting in Des Moines Was Really a House Cat

  1. Wild Bill
    OCTOBER 22, 2022 AT 12:51 AM
    “How could anyone mistake a tabby cat for a lion? Must be day drinking again.”

    …well, there’s a whole bunch of people that mistake a pedophile for a president,so…

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  2. “I ain’t drunk. I can see that one-eyed cat coming in the door.”

    “Sir. That cat is walking OUT the door.”

    mortem tyrannis
    izlamo delenda est …

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  3. “The DNR confirmed the video showed a mountain lion!”

    The authorities confirmed it says so right there, so it must be true. If they would have said bob cat, I would accept their mistake, but not a mountain lion for a house cat.

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  4. Guess y’all haven’t seen Maine Coon cats, have ya? had a black and white one that weighed almost 30 pounds, RIP

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