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Cougar attacked Dog in Hinton
« on: May 07, 2013, 11:36:01 PM »

The Hinton Voice Inc. 1,452 like this
8 hours ago ..

BREAKING NEWS: Fish and Wildlife will be on the hunt for a cougar that attacked a dog this afternoon on the Thompson Lake trail. Chris Watson, Fish and Wildlife officer in Hinton, said a hound team has been called in and a hunt should be under way soon. In the meantime, he is posting signage up warning locals and asking them to please steer clear of the area and trails around the Hinton Bike Park for the time being. The dog that was attacked has been taken to the vet, but there is no update yet on its condition. Please check The Voice website for further updates.

still on loose as of 8pm outside town Cougar hounds lost trail .. could show up anywhere..David
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Re: Cougar attacked Dog in Hinton
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2013, 07:25:36 AM »
Was one killed near rocky a week ago. And just over a month ago two Llamas killed in a barn near my house. Getting to be not so surprising!
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Re: Cougar attacked Dog in Hinton
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 02:01:30 PM »
It sounds like the cat population may peaking in your area. We had similar problems last year in GC with dogs an live stock being killed by weak and emaciated cats. F&W was saying the cat pop. maxed out and the starving cougars were getting desperate.