Our story of my sister being killed by a cougar was published in the current Countryside. Anyone who lives in "cat territory" should be aware of these preditors. They are more prevelant than you may think. We love our Countryside and I read it cover to cover the first day it arrives. For more information of cougars and their dangers, click here: http://users.frii.com/mytymyk/lions/intro.htm Click to confirmed attacks in the US for some facinating and scary reading. These are not the creatures you see on Disney movies.