An epic struggle between a cat and a hungry coyote was captured on a safety surveillance digicam earlier this week. The encounter came about at a seaside home on Surfside Seashore in southeast Texas, based on a Facebook post by Tony Gray. “[There was a] coyote upstairs on my seaside home rear deck,” wrote Grey. “Somebody nearly misplaced a cat.”
The video, which seems to have been recorded within the early morning hours of June 9, exhibits an orange-and-white cat fleeing from a coyote. On the again porch, the cat turns and faces it attacker. The 2 tussle for a second earlier than the cat tries to climb the porch railing to flee. However the coyote snags the fleeing cat by the haunch and pulls it down onto a garden chair, and the 2 critters go at it once more. Lastly, the cat features some separation and bounds atop the railing and up a tall submit, out of attain of the coyote.
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According to ABC 7, Surfside Seashore has skilled an increase in coyote sightings in current months. The city is working with Texas Parks and Wildlife to seek out methods to handle the issue. However within the meantime, one cat did what it needed to to outlive. It’s at the moment unknown the place the cat went after the assault or who—if anybody—owns it. However we do know that it’s one hell of a fighter.