Judging from the August crime blotter for my hometown of Owasso, Oklahoma, the animals go nuts when the mercury breaks 100.
Highlights from the past month, in no particular order:
5:14 p.m. – Animal control – other, 400 blk. S. Dogwood. Snakes in kitchen, a few big ones. Handled.
7:58 p.m. – Animal control – vicious animal, 11000 blk. N. 109 E. Ave. Reporting party stated a vicious pit bull went after him and his kids. Handled.
9:48 p.m. – Animal control – wildlife, 10000 blk. E. 95 St. N. Raccoon in garage, needs someone to get it out. Handled.
11:33 p.m. – Check, person, 12700 blk. E. 86 Pl. N. A man was dressed in a grim reaper suit. Handled.
12:17 a.m. – Animal Control – animal welfare, 10300 blk N. 116 E. Ct. Reporting party stated there were some ducks stuck in the spillway behind their house. Info.
11:59 a.m. – Animal control – animal welfare, 10300 blk. N. 116 E. Ct. Ducks trapped. Handled.
1:33 p.m. – Animal control – animal welfare, 8900 blk. N. Garnett Road, Hampton Inn. Raccoon in equipment. Handled.
2:04 p.m. – Animal control – other, 10000 blk. E. 112th St. N. Too many animals. Handled.
In related Owasso news, you still cannot own a dog that is more than 90 percent wolf.