I made a trip in to Study Butte today and just before going up the hill at Bee Mountain headed south a large black furry cat went ambling across 118. I slammed on the brakes to keep from hitting it and it stopped in front of the falcon and snarled as if it was going to attack the car. When it snarled saliva was just pouring out its mouth. It stood there like that for a minute and then ambled on off the highway. Perhaps I should have run over it? I'd hate to think what it would be like with a bunch of rabid coyotes running around here. Maybe I'll start packing when I'm outside? Not actual picture of the cat I saw.
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