Monday, November 22, 2010

Red Car Canyon: Cat Entrails

Photos: Jonathan Vandiveer, November 21, 2010. Found yesterday on the Rose Scharlin end of Red Car Canyon. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Several neighbors sent me photos of this stomach with small intestine of what appears to have been a cat. I too came across it yesterday morning. It is still there today. A Riverside Place neighbor reported hearing what sounded like a coyote killing a cat around 8AM Sunday morning.

It is likely it was killed and eaten elsewhere as this was the only evidence in the trail. Chances are, a dog or another coyote found the parts in the bushes and dropped it on the trail.

Excerpt from photo above. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Coyotes have been very active and noisy in the neighborhood lately. Keep your dogs on a leash and your cats, indoors. See all our coyote posts.