September 18, 2021


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Coyote kills ‘Big Guy’ the community cat in Pompano Seaside

POMPANO Beach, Fla. – A neighborhood cat went missing, and shop entrepreneurs know why — he was killed by coyotes in Pompano Seaside.

The cat was a shop cat, affectionately known as “Big Man.” He was the neighborhood cat that greeted Charles Camacho and his co-staff every single working day, and he experienced been displaying up to their shop in Pompano Beach front for many years.

“Monday morning rolled around, by 9 o’clock we located out he wasn’t there, and we considered it was sort of unusual,” explained Camacho.

“Tuesday rolled all-around, and we had been like, ‘No Huge Dude.’ So, we began seeking at the cameras…” he reported.

Sad to say, they quickly discovered that he experienced handed away, and what the owners of the shop saw on their surveillance footage was horrifying.

On surveillance movie, they noticed two really substantial coyotes on the prowl.

In the finish of the online video, you can see just one of the coyotes dragging an animal again in its mouth, assumably the very poor cat.

“You can convey to that these coyotes have done this in advance of, and they worked as a crew, the interaction involving the the two of them, and the way they circled around him, and one particular arrived from the entrance,” explained Camacho.


For months now, there’s been an uptick in coyote sightings throughout Broward, Kendall, and even the Florida Keys.

Regrettably, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), coyotes are not likely wherever whenever soon.

Now, they’re warning pet proprietors to be conscious, and to preserve an eye out. As well as to follow hazing.

Coyotes are hugely adaptable, but often won’t acquire on a menace. Coyotes can even swim, and are quite strong swimmers.

“Its impressive to know and also about to know that these coyotes are there, and folks want to be mindful if they are walking their dogs or permitting their cats out at night time,” claimed Camacho.

Call the FWC proper absent if you see a coyote in South Florida.

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