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Wild Bobcats Mistaken for Cute Rescue Kittens

A resident of northeast San Antonio found out the hard way that appearances can be misleading.

After rescuing what appeared to be two abandoned kittens, Jane Dinscore, a passionate animal care activist, attempted to bring them home and nurse them back to health. Believing that they were Bengal kittens, she tried to give them milk.

So aggressively did the two kittens respond to the milk that they destroyed the feeding bottles she used to administer it. After enduring a few nasty scratches along the way, Dinscore realized her initial assessment was off, and contacted the local Animal Control Service.

It turns out the two kittens were bobcats from the wild. ACS spokesperson Lisa Norwood commended Dinscore's motive, but does not recommend similar actions in the future.

"I think their hearts were in the right place, but we have to use our eyes and minds and make educated decisions," Norwood said. "If you don't know something, ask somebody. There are so many resources out there."

Potential Preaching Angles: Sin always looks harmless at first glance. Danger lurks in unexpected places.

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