In a furry twist to an already bizarre case,the 4-year-old cat who made headlines for trapping an Oregon family in their bedroom— will be receiving therapy.
"The 22-pound housecat attacked a 7-month-oldchild after the baby pulled its tail.
On a 911 call, Palmer told the dispatcher hekicked the cat to protect the baby and the cat went over the edge.
" "They had to call 911 to ask for help, subduingthe cat so they could get out.
Officers used a dog snare to capture the cat named Lux.
" Yes, you heard that correctly.
WENTOVER THE EDGE.
Its owners called 911.
And now, kitty needs a couch session.
But an employeewith county animal services told KGW-TV Lux's response was normal.
"Whenever a small animal feels threatened,they have to put on a very big display to make sure that the thing they perceive asthe threat will stay away.
" Still, there are such things pet psychicsand therapists out there — maybe they'd help? The host of Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell"does dub himself a "cat listener.
" "The couple says they will take it to thevet to make sure there's nothing wrong with the animal.
do cats respond to pet therapy?" Ultimately, the family says this may all soundsilly — but you'll feel differently if you get cornered by your cat.
"It's only funny when it's not happening toyou.
When this happens to you, I assure you you will do the same thing.
" (Via KATU).