Calling All Pacific Grove Cougars

Our Mvsevm is looking to hook up with the cats

Betty White

The exhibition also will use cougar life-mounts and skeletons, research tools and wildlife photography to tell the story of how mountain lions and humans co-exist.

The museum is seeking mountain lion photos and stories from the community. If you have a story or photo to share, contact exhibitions curator Annie Holdren at holdren@pgmuseum.org.


Calling All Pacific Grove Cougars

NOAA’s Parking Lot Lights Are For Safety?

First time they said safety, robberies and mountain lions will be deterred by them. Now we hear they are for protection against terrorists. What’s really going on in that seemingly innocent fish & weather office?

Lights of pain

There’s another reason NOAA wants the facility illuminated, according to Watson.

“The feds claim that the lighting is needed to protect the station from potential terrorist attack/vandalism,” Watson wrote.

NOAA’s Parking Lot Lights Are For Safety?

Writer On The Stakeout For Mountain Lions

Score one for the lions. Writer never saw one.
Mountain Lion If Attacked

Last month, a Pacific Grove police officer on patrol spotted a lion just after midnight on Sunset Avenue near Congress Avenue, said Animal Control Officer Elizabeth Yeo of the city’s police department.

The animal was crossing Sunset, “stopped and looked and took off,” she said.

Hence my stakeout. It was part of my research to find out if the reports meant more mountain lions were wandering onto the Peninsula. Might the sight of the stealthy carnivores that are at the top of their food chain become more routine near our urban homes?

Writer On The Stakeout For Mountain Lions

Mountain Lion Chomping Down Deer At PG High

People who use the Pacific Grove High School campus have been warned to remain alert for mountain lions after a deer carcass was found Monday on the school track near the bleachers.

Pacific Grove police said today the dead deer showed signs of having been killed by a mountain lion. The carcass was removed from campus to prevent mountain lions from returning to feed off it, police said.

Lion Bleachers

Glad to hear it’s back. Better keep your barking dogs inside at night . .

Mountain Lion Chomping Down Deer At PG High

Mountain Lion Chomping Down Dogs

A series of attacks on dogs by a mountain lion in Big Sur has left residents shaken and searching for answers. In just the past two months, nine pets have disappeared and perhaps more.
One homeowner told The Pine Cone her two dogs were grabbed by the lion almost as soon as they walked out the front door.

I’m on the lion’s side. There’s too many barking dogs in my neighborhood all day. Message to all P.G. dog owners – keep your pooches inside at night if you do not want to attract our well known cat.

Mountain Lion Chomping Down Dogs

P.G.’s Mountain Lion Lunches At Bleachers

Lion Bleachers

Mountain lion warnings have been posted at Pacific Grove High School and nearby Forest Grove Elementary School after the carcass of a deer apparently killed by a big cat was discovered on campus last week.

The slain deer was found under the visitors’ bleachers at Breaker Stadium at 4 p.m. Thursday, said high school principal Stan Dodd.

No lion was seen, he said, but an animal control officer and state Department of Fish and Game warden confirmed that the carcass was likely a mountain lion kill.

“We’ve alerted everyone,” he said. “We’ve informed everyone to take precautions at the school at night and before dawn. Luckily, the time they’re active is when the kids aren’t here.”

The deer was removed by the Department of Fish and Game to prevent the lion from returning to finish its meal, said Police Chief Darius Engles.

OK, so let’s tick off the lion and steal it’s food. Will it leave or just look for something else to eat?

P.G.’s Mountain Lion Lunches At Bleachers

Mountain Lion Seen At Golf Course

Mountain Lion If Attacked

The cat was spotted twice on Friday and police shut down part of the course while officers searched the area.

“We were on the 12th hole and a Fish and Game officer with a high-powered rifle told us we had to vacate the course immediately, there was a mountain lion sighting,” golfer George Roe said.

The same cat was spotted on the course again on Saturday.

The animal is believed to be the same one first spotted in the Pacific Grove area about a year ago. It apparently has found an abundant food source in the deer in the area that are more used to people than predators.

Golfers. Yum, taste like chicken . .

Mountain Lion Seen At Golf Course