Saturday, June 10, 2006

The Cat and a Black Bear

Topic: cats

Tabby cat terror for black bear

A black bear picked the wrong yard for a jaunt, running into a territorial tabby who ran the furry beast up a tree - twice.

Jack, a 15-pound orange and white cat, keeps a close vigil on his property, often chasing small animals, but his owners and neighbors say his latest escapade was surprising.

"We used to joke, 'Jack's on duty,' never knowing he'd go after a bear,"


See larger photo - AP Photo by Suzanne Giovanetti

Clawless kitty chases bear up tree - read more on the story and see more photos.

In, How to get traffic for your blog, Seth Godin writes: "Don't write about your cat, your boyfriend or your kids." Good advice, in general. Of course he follows that up with: Write about your kids - a sentence later. You have to learn the rules and then learn when (and how) to break them.

Curious Cat Travels: Bear Warning sign (I will have to see about bring Jack on my hiking trips) - Bear at Yellowstone - Big Cats in Kenya

1 comment:

David Ranney said...

That poor bear. He probably only wanted a little garbage to eat.

Here's the full story on this:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/06/09/national/main1697234.shtml