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Cops rescue family from irate 22-lb. cat

Cops rescue family from irate 22-lb. cat
Posted Tuesday, March 11th 2014 @ 9am  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Portland police got a very strange call Sunday: A family was cowering in a bedroom after their 22-pound Himalayan cat went on the rampage, the Oregonianreports. "It has gone over the edge," Lee Palmer told dispatchers. "He's trying to attack us—he's very hostile. He's at our door; he's charging us." The 4-year-old male cat, named Lux, had first scratched owner Teresa Barker's 7-month-old son on the forehead after the baby pulled the animal's tail. Barker's boyfriend Palmer then kicked the cat away from the baby, setting the animal off, KATU reports.

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