Charlie Cougar’s Big Day Exotic Pet Escapes Cage; Roams Community For 2 Hours

Incident date: 
Sat, 03/22/1997
Date reported: 
Sat, 03/22/1997
Date Published: 
Sat, 03/22/1997 (All day)
City: 
Spokane
State: 
Washington
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Charlie Cougar’s Big Day Exotic Pet Escapes Cage; Roams Community For 2 Hours
Summary: 

A 10-month old cougar escaped from its cage and wandered around a neighborhood for a couple hours.  Multiple neighbors reported the cat in their backyard.  The cougar's owner retrieved the cat and was charged under a new county law relating to exotic pets.

Publication: 
The Spokes-man Review
Author: 
Brian Coddington