Coyotes frighten Atlanta suburb

 

 

DECATUR, Ga. — Residents in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur say that coyotes are threatening their pets, and that one of the animals snatched a cat from the front porch of a home.

Christy Bosarge, who says a coyote killed her cat recently on her porch, is among residents who want city leaders to come up with a plan to deal with the coyotes, including possibly trapping them.

 

Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss tells WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/s8PsLz) that others believe the natural environment should be protected.

 

Bosarge and other residents plan to attend a Dec. 5 Decatur City Council meeting to demand action.

 

The concerns are being expressed after homeowners in the Huntcliff Homeowner’s Association north of Atlanta recently decided to hire a coyote trapper to capture and kill the animals in their neighborhood.

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