Police within the Spanish city of Molina de Segura thought they have been being known as out to catch an enormous cat this weekend, however as a substitute, have been confronted with a really massive canine.
In accordance with social media posts from the station, native police obtained a number of calls about lion sightings close to a backyard space within the city.
After they arrived on the scene, they have been in a position to detain the animal and scan its microchip, which revealed it was truly a big canine.
Se han recibido esta mañana varios avisos alertando de que habían visto suelto por la zona de huerta un león 🦁, otros un bicho extraño, pero finalmente le hemos pasado el lector de microchip y ha resultado ser un… perro 🐕. Identificando a su titular. pic.twitter.com/O5k6ZClX9a
— Policia Native Molina de Segura (@MolinaPolicia) March 7, 2020
The canine’s odd haircut ― full with tufty tail and mane ― actually contributed to the confusion.
Molina de Segura native police informed HuffPost that officers have been in a position to reunite the pooch with its proprietor however weren’t clear on the rationale behind the canine’s haircut.
“We’re investigating and ready for some outcomes,” a spokesperson stated in a message that has been translated to English. “We don’t know the motive for shaving it that manner. For now, there’s no justifiable motive. Now we have to substantiate the vaccines and paperwork are right, however luckily, the canine is okay.”