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Colo. House Cat Gets Close Look At Mountain Lion

10/19/11 01:37 AM ET   AP

BOULDER, Colo. -- Gail Loveman's 11-year-old cat named Zeus usually stands tall and hisses when he sees a squirrel outside his owner's home. He wasn't as much of a tough guy when the animal on the other side of the glass was a mountain lion.

Loveman says she was in her home office last Thursday when she heard a noise and turned to see the mountain lion on the porch.

Zeus entered the room and walked to the sliding glass door for a closer look while Loveman snapped photos.

Loveman went upstairs and spotted a second mountain lion. She says both jumped a fence and left.


WATCH [via The Denver Post]: Loveman talks about the surprising encounter.

Filed by Matt Ferner  |