Note: The above animal is not the cat in question, but a similar feline.
“This is going to sound like a strange question,” the woman told the 911 dispatcher.
But strange or not, it was serious. “We have a cat and it’s going crazy and it’s attacked my husband,” she continued, “and we’re kind of hostage in our house.”
“We’re just wondering who we should call to do something, get rid of the cat or help us,” the woman finished.
Understandably, the dispatcher was confused, and the conversation continued thusly:
Dispatch: “This is your cat?”
Caller: “It’s our own cat, yes.”
Dispatch: “So, it’s your own pet?”
Eventually, officers were summoned to the premises, rescued the grateful couple and turned the savage 2-year-old beast over to local animal control.
“There’s been weirder [calls], but this is one of the more unusual ones. This one was unusual with the circumstances, but it’s not unusual for us to handle animal complaints,” Greenfield, Wisconsin, police Sgt. Matt Borchardt told WISN-TV. The cat is currently under quarantine at animal control, where it’s presumably planning its next move.