Reports out of the Niagara Region have almost confirmed there is indeed a cougar roaming the farm lands. Local newspapers have had residents reporting sightings of a large cat. MNR determined it is an exotic cat. Local trapper Todd Griffin was was hired by authorities to investigate and trap the elusive cat. Bill Murch an information MNR officer requested if any one see or hears anything relating the the cougar to phone the Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111 ext 3335.
Perhaps with November’s snow fresh cat tracks may help out this investigation.
DNA samples of scat and hair sample may take 2-3 months before a report is issued.
Check out this weeks podcast at RippleOutdoors.com to hear about trapping the cougar!