“Every parental site on the Internet blames the cat for this confrontation. Every pet site blames the family,” he said, adding that something is wrong if the cat is acting out. “We need to step away from the hysteria. There is a story behind all this. Don’t assume anything.” Lux became a worldwide phenomenon after owner Lee Palmer called 911 and said the cat had cornered him, his girlfriend, their baby and the family dog inside a room. Palmer says his 7-month-old pulled Lux’s tail, and he kicked the animal after it scratched the child. Then, the cat “just went off over the edge,” Palmer told an emergency dispatcher after the family barricaded themselves. “He’s charging us,” Palmer said, as the cat was heard screeching in the background.
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Family devastated after finding their dog shot in their backyard
We are in a neighborhood, a fenced-in neighborhood. You don’t expect somebody to have shot your dog. Sherry Weaver PARK CITY A family is still in shock after discovering that their beloved pet was shot and killed in their own backyard. Every day for four years, Burley a black Lab mix was taken to a local park to play. “The kids would take him to the park, said Tom Weaver in tears. They taught him how to go down the slide. He’d climb up himself and go down the tunnel slide and every time come down with a big smile on his face. Around 4:15 p.m. Monday, the Weavers’ 13-year-old daughter let Burley out into their fenced backyard in the lower Pinebrook area near Park City.
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