Someone snapped the following photo of a cat seemingly gripping an assault rifle while perched in a tree.
The Newport Police Department responded to reports of a feline with a gun, but after an investigation and a brief interview with the subject, the kitty was released with no charges, because the AK47, was in reality, a tree branch..
In a post, the Newport Police Department said they issued the cat a “verbal warning.”
“Reports of an armed cat this morning were unfounded. The feline was contacted by our canine and was determined to be in possession of a non-lethal branch. The cat was given a verbal warning for posing with what could be mistaken as an assault rifle while wearing poor camouflage attire.” Continue reading