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County residents believe pet cat was killed by mountain lion

June 28, 2013
County residents believe pet cat was killed by mountain lion

Well, here’s another reason to keep your cats indoors… A group of residents who live just outside of Santa Cruz city limits believe a mountain lion may have been responsible for the death of their beloved cat, White Kitty. Residents throughout the area have been reporting sightings of mountain lions in recent weeks, including the…

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Mountain lion update

June 14, 2013

Remember that mountain lion that got stuck in an aqueduct last month and had to be tranquilized? Well, it turns out the big guy’s doing OK after that ordeal. The Santa Cruz Puma Project, a partnership between UC Santa Cruz and the California Dept. of Fish and Game, reports that the animal – 39M –…

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Mountain lion watch: Big cat’s been tranqued

May 16, 2013

You can now keep calm and carry on because the mountain lion trapped in a Santa Cruz aqueduct has been tranquilized and will soon be removed. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the animal stuck in the aqueduct on May Avenue was sequestered around 12:30 p.m. Jason Hoppin reports: “Chris Wilmers of the Puma Project…

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Mountain lion watch: Big cat still stuck in aqueduct

May 16, 2013

Uh oh, kitty’s (still) down a well! The mountain lion spotted trapped in a Santa Cruz aqueduct earlier this morning is apparently still there.  The aqueduct is on May Avenue, off Ocean Street. The animal was first spotted around 7:30 a.m. KION now reports that wildlife experts plan to tranquilize the big cat in order…

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Mountain lion trapped in Santa Cruz aqueduct

May 16, 2013
Mountain lion trapped in Santa Cruz aqueduct

KSBW is reporting that a mountain lion is trapped in an aqueduct off of May Avenue near Ocean Street in Santa Cruz this morning. It was spotted at 7:30 a.m.  Police are working with wildlife experts to assess the situation. 

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