Someone alert Cathy Lee Gifford

 Coming to a neighborhood near you

Coming to a neighborhood near you

A Riverside resident sent out this newsflash just now, and I don't fault her. Coyotes, especially eastern coyotes, which bred with wolves on their way back home from the west, are much larger than their western relatives, and fully capable of bringing down a full-sized deer, let alone snapping up a tiny fu-fu dog like Cathy Lee's, down on Cedar Cliff.

But as Ms. Lee can attest, they've been in town for years now, and probably aren't going anywhere. Still, you might want to check and see if your cats and dogs are inside.

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