Monday, November 22, 2010

Beware of Cats Bearing Fangs

(New York Daily News) A Bronx couple who ran an animal shelter have been hit with a $2 million lawsuit by a woman who claims she was given a "crazed" hellcat that viciously attacked her.

Retired waitress Barbara Pinchbeck, 70, says she wanted to adopt a friendly feline, but Jamie and Alan Turell brought her a black cat with a bad attitude named Wheezer.

The feisty furball went berserk on its first night in Pinchbeck's Putnam County home, leaving her with serious injuries, court papers say.

"It was snarling, hissing and bearing its fangs," Pinchbeck told the the Daily News at her home in Mahopac, N.Y. "It leaped 6 feet in the air and landed on my hand. It bit through my two


It's unnecessary to point out that the cat was bearing its fangs. Cats always carry their fangs with them.