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May 16, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Cougar trapped near Ellensburg after attacks

The Associated Press

ELLENSBURG — State Fish and Wildlife officers trapped a cougar Thursday north of Ellensburg that they believe has attacked farm animals and a pet dog.

Capt. Rich Mann told the Daily Record newspaper the cat had to be killed because of attacks livestock.

It’s believed the cougar attacked and injured a dog Wednesday and that it also attacked a sheep and two pygmy goats in the same area.

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