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Man Calls 911 To Resolve 3-Hour Standoff With Angry House Cat

06/05/2015 05:06 pm ET | Updated Jun 05, 2015

Somebody get the catnip -- and step on it! Ms. Mittens means business.

A Stamford, Connecticut, man called 911 this week for help as a standoff with his house cat entered its third hour, leaving him stuck outside the house.

Audio of the 911 call, placed at around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, makes it clear the man wasn't kitten around, either.

"My cat was getting too aggressive," Mohammed Lokman can be heard telling the 911 operator. "I was inside and he attacked me and he started scratching my leg and biting me. So me and my wife went outside and now we cannot go in for like three, four hours."

The operator responds, sounding a bit confused, "You said this was a cat?”

"Yes," the man replied, later adding, "We cannot move. We cannot do anything. It's so aggressive and so mad."

Police told News12 that the 7.5-pound feline had given birth the night before and that she apparently became aggressive when the man left the house and then attempted to return. (Yes, Lokman was having some pronoun trouble in referring to his cat as "he.")

Officers responded and, we guess, helped talk down the animal.

In an off-camera interview with CBS New York, the man said that he and his wife eventually made it back into the house and went to bed. They're now getting along fine with the cat and her new kitten.

At least Lokman and his wife were able to escape the house. Last year, a cat "freaked out" on a woman in Florida, trapping her inside.

"I got her out of the bedroom, and now she's in my living room and I can't get out," the woman said in a 911 call. "She's got us trapped in our bedroom."

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