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Bobcat removed from home

March 31, 2010 at 2:44 PM

PORT LUDLOW, Wash., March 31 (UPI) -- Authorities in Washington state said a 35-pound bobcat that wandered into a residence was subdued with a tranquilizer gun and removed.

Washington Fish and Wildlife Officer Win Miller said the homeowner told authorities the bobcat wandered into the Port Ludlow house through the open front door and climbed over a big screen TV, leaping into the house's loft, KING-TV, Seattle, reported Wednesday.

"It did hunker down. It was calm, it didn't have any place to go and it felt safe upstairs," Miller said.

Two state Fish & Wildlife officers responded to the home and were joined by a Washington state trooper, two Jefferson County sheriff's deputies and two Jefferson County Animal Control officers.

The bobcat was tranquilized and released into the wild about 6 miles from the Port Ludlow home.

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