View Full Version : Newport Police 'issue warning' to cat that looks like it's holding an assault rifle

04-27-2017, 04:35 PM
On Tuesday, the Newport Police Facebook page, which is possibly the best local police Facebook page in America, posted a picture of a cat in a tree.

But this was no regular cat-in-a-tree. The cat looked distressingly like it was holding an assault rifle.

Ultimately though, Newporters can breathe a sigh of relief, because according to the Newport Police, "Reports of an armed cat this morning were unfounded."

"The feline was contacted by our canine," the post continues, "and was determined to be in possession of a non-lethal branch."

Still, the Newport Police weren't going to let the cat off scot-free.

"The cat was given a verbal warning," Newport Police said on Facebook, "for posing with what could be mistaken as an assault rifle while wearing poor camouflage attire



04-28-2017, 09:12 AM
That's cute.

Dan D. Doty
04-28-2017, 10:18 AM
what's next?

Hamster with a shotgun ?

A buffalo with a bazooka ?

A hedgehog with gattling gun ?

Or the most frightening of all ... a turtle with an atom bomb and crazy look in his eye.

DumbAss Tanker
04-28-2017, 05:05 PM
I've looked at their website, it really is a hoot. Very much tongue-in-cheek.


04-28-2017, 07:13 PM
Now if you see this guy maybe you worry:

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