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Bobcat captured inside Eastern Kentucky Dollar General

Photos: Floyd County Sheriff’s Department

Photos: Floyd County Sheriff’s Department

Imagine strolling down the aisle of your local store and coming face to face with a bobcat. That’s what happened to patrons at a Dollar General in Floyd County last night, where police were called in to help capture a small bobcat that found its way inside. According to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department, the animal was safely removed and released in the woods:

This little fellow was captured tonight inside a store after store employees called and reported it being inside. …

Posted by Floyd County Sheriff's Department, Prestonsburg KY on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The story itself is entertaining, but the comments in the Facebook post are even better. In addition to jokes about the bobcat not wearing a mask, it needing some deodorant, and how it must have escaped from Betsy Layne High School (whose mascot is the Bobcats), there’s a woman claiming the animal belongs to her. To follow the drama, click here.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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8 Comments for Bobcat captured inside Eastern Kentucky Dollar General



  1. Wildfelinebeeline
    2:11 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    Looks like a Wildcat to me! Go Cayts!



  2. peaches76
    2:25 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    Turn it loose on the Vols.



  3. 2Dogs
    3:09 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    He looks high. Damn you meth.



    • peaches76
      3:10 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

      That would explain the “wild” part of the cat



  4. michaelb
    3:30 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    It’s still a nicer DG than the one by my house .



  5. nocode96
    5:24 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    That dude is cute as all get out, but he’s skin your arm alive. I’d be turn, thinking of petting it…. for about 3 seconds.



    • bigbluebg
      10:03 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

      Turn corner…”umm sir, is the bobcat also just a dollar?”



  6. runningunnin.454
    11:12 pm October 15, 2020 Permalink

    That cat’s pist!!!