A nearly blind, diabetic 12-year-old Chihuahua was about to become a coyote’s dinner until his owner intervened–with a rolled-up newspaper.
From the News-Sun:
“He is a survivor,” said Tucker’s owner, Dawn McCarty. “He’s like a cat with nine lives.”
But she added that the predawn incident happened so quickly and unexpectedly that Tucker likely would not have survived if he hadn’t been tethered.
“To see my little guy in the mouth of a coyote — it was terrifying,” McCarty said. “And I think of my neighbors who let their dogs out in the morning … This is not a rural area. We back up to a park, and everybody thinks it’s safe.”
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