Cougar alert issued for Meota, Sask.
People who spot the big cat should head indoors, government says
CBC News Posted: Jul 06, 2016 4:59 PM CT Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016 4:59 PM CT
A dangerous animal alert has been issued for the village of Meota, Sask., after a cougar was spotted.
The big cat was seen just outside village limits. Residents of the community of 300 people have been warned to be extremely cautious.
People who see a cougar are being told not to approach it. Instead, they should head indoors.
The recently launched SaskAlert app and website issued an alert Wednesday advising residents to avoid the animal if they spot it.
Meota is 35 kilometres north of North Battleford.