Anonymous writes “My dog has been excited lately and sniffing hard at some places in yard. This afternoon around 3:30 I saw a cougar passing from the area of the koi pond across my yard border (about 150 feet) into the woods. My house is near a state park and area is heavily wooded. I checked photos on the internet and this is definitely a cougar (size, color, etc.). He appeared to be at least 40 pounds or triple the size of a housecat. What a long tail!
As a nature lover I am thrilled but as the owner of a small dog (17 pounds), I am a bit scared. Does anyone know if the cougar would attack my dog?”