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Mom awoken by cat finds python
wrapped around 2-year-old daughter

Yahoo News, by Dylan Stableford

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Posted By:Jakester2344, 1/7/2013 8:50:48 PM

An Australian woman was awoken by her hissing cat early Sunday to find a python wrapped around the arm of her 2-year-old daughter. Tess Guthrie, a 22-year-old from Lismore, New South Wales, said the 6-foot python was wrapped three times around her daughter´s arm. "I thought I was having a nightmare," Guthrie told a local television news station. "It was only because the cat was hissing that I woke up and saw the snake with its body wrapped around my daughter Zara’s arm."

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Love the comments afterwards:"Get that Kitty some Catnip and a velvet pillow!" and "Whatever kitty wants, kitty gets!"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/7/2013 9:01:13 PM     (No. 9103987)

I hope the little girl has no memory of the trauma.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 1/7/2013 9:05:24 PM     (No. 9103992)

I watched the Granada/BBC/Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes "The Speckled Band" last night, so this one´s extra-creepy.

[But wow, are those location shots at the old English estates great!]

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/7/2013 9:14:12 PM     (No. 9104003)

Who says cats are disengaged?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cartcart, 1/7/2013 9:15:53 PM     (No. 9104005)

That snake would meet the meat cleaver at my house.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: bullhead, 1/7/2013 9:37:04 PM     (No. 9104038)

This is part of the feline world´s plan to take over the planet. This event was a cat/snake conspiracy, leading us to believe that cats are on our side. Grrrr

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/7/2013 9:45:34 PM     (No. 9104053)

Hey now! Kitties are on our side! Kitties rule!!!! That is why I take care of so many now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/7/2013 10:17:02 PM     (No. 9104106)

Released? That snake should have been sliced and diced.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: altoona, 1/7/2013 11:39:26 PM     (No. 9104191)

As a cat fan, I applaud this vigilant pet. Australia is off my travel list. Too many nasty critters on land and in the water there.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/8/2013 12:57:09 AM     (No. 9104263)

I can´t understand the explanation that the python was only looking for a hug.

If it tried to hug me or mine, it would be dead, not released into the wild. It sounds like they´re far from an endangered species in Australia.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 1/8/2013 1:17:53 AM     (No. 9104283)

"Group hug" my asparagus.

I would have gotten the head first before pulling it off of her, poor thing. It bit her three times because it was being deprived of what it thought was small meal (the arm). Thank heaven it wasn´t around her neck or chest! Good kitty!

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