Feral cat terrorizes Florida town, 2 hospitalized
Residents of Luraville, a small rural town in Florida, are being urged to be vigilant after at least two people were hospitalized following attacks by a crazed cat. The victims were exercising and walking in the area when they were attacked by the unidentified feline. The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement warning residents about the potentially rabid animal and advised people to be cautious, especially when approaching cats.
Attempts to trap the cat have been unsuccessful so far. Investigators have not provided a description of the offending cat.
One commenter called the attacks “nightmare material,” and the residents of Luraville are understandably concerned as the animal is still at large.
Q: What should residents of Luraville do to protect themselves from the cat?
A: Residents are advised to be vigilant when approaching cats, especially if the animals appear to be behaving strangely. Try to stay away from cats that seem particularly aggressive.
Q: Has the cat been identified yet?
A: No, investigators have not provided a description of the offending cat.
Q: What should I do if I encounter the cat?
A: If you encounter the cat and feel threatened, stay calm, try not to make any sudden movements, and slowly move away if possible. Notify the local authorities as soon as possible.
Q: How can I keep my pets safe from the cat?
A: If you have pets, it’s best to keep them indoors until the cat is caught or identified. If you let your pets outside, keep an eye on them and do not let them wander too far from home.
Florida town terrorized by feral cat; 2 individuals hospitalized
Residents of a small town in Florida are being warned to keep an eye out for a cat that has been responsible for two violent attacks. The victims were both exercising and walking in the Luraville area when they were attacked by the deranged feline. Law enforcement officials believe that the cat may be rabid, but attempts to capture it have so far been unsuccessful. It is not known what the cat looks like, and residents are being urged to exercise caution in the area until the animal can be located. Luraville is a rural community located about 80 miles southeast of Tallahassee, and the attacks have left local residents shaken.