Friday, July 31, 2009 at 12:44PM
Dodd Vickers

According to an MSNBC report, Las Vegas animal control and metro police responded to a residents' call for assistance after finding a stray cat in their backyard. Upon arrival authorities were stunned to discover that the cat in question was in fact an adult tiger. Police Lt. Les Lane said the cat belongs to Fernando's Brothers magic act. He said the cat got loose, but "they got it back into custody." The tiger is believed to belong to a pair of local magicians, Ferdinand and Tony Fercos. Their website states that, "The magnificent Fercos Brothers and their 'Untamed Illusions' leave their audiences breathless!" Their neighbors were left breathless too, when they spotted the loose tiger in their 'hood.

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