NEVADA – Coyote attack pits homeowner against HOA
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — A devastated pet owner finds a simple solution after a coyote kills one of her animals right in her own backyard.
So why is her HOA saying no to safety?
“I love cats and I just want them to have a safe environment.” Before you even walk through Marie Hodge’s front door, her love of cats is on full display. The 74-year-old widow lives alone with her furry family.
More than a cat, Arne was Marie’s companion for the last 12 years, “He was the most beautiful kitten I’d ever seen and the bonding was unreal that we had together.”
Arne would travel with her in her motor home. He even walked her east valley neighborhood on a leash.
“People would look out the window and go, ‘Oh my gosh. What is that? That’s a kitty.’ And I’d go, ‘That’s Arne.'”
Arne’s life was cut short three months ago when a coyote jumped Marie’s wall and killed her beloved pet in her backyard.
“When I saw him out there, I couldn’t even believe it that he was gone.” Read more: