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Puma loose in Milwaukee?

Discussion in 'United States' started by Arizona Docent, 30 Jul 2015.

  1. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

    10 Feb 2009
    Arizona, USA
  2. Wild wolverine

    Wild wolverine Well-Known Member

    8 Apr 2014
    Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Living in Milwaukee, I personally believe that it is either a cougar, or a female lion that was/is some idiot's pet and it got out. Nobody is going to own up to having an exotic pet in the city so it'll roam the area until 1 of 3 things happens.
    1- It dies because being a pet, it probably doesn't know how to hunt.
    2- It somehow finds it's owner and nobody ever hears of it again.
    3- The police find it, try to tranquilize it, agitate it, and then shoot it 22 times killing it dead.
    I suppose there is a very, very, VERY slim chance that a wild cougar has moved into the area, but the fact that all of the sightings are occurring within a very small area of the city make me believe that a wild animal would move on, or not even come that far into the city in the first place. Anyway. it's just my view on the subject but what's really to come? The future will tell...