Sleepy mountain lion found napping in woman’s Oregon home

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In Ashland, Oregon, a sleepy mountain lion napped for nearly six hours behind her couch. Lauren Taylor recounts the strange but heartwarming encounter of what happened on her Facebook page.

“This cat was drinking from our large fountain/pond that’s right at the back door before she came in. The door was open and the room has huge plants & stairs built around real tree branches, so she likely didn’t even realize she was walking indoors until she was inside. She immediately tried to leave through a closed window, became frightened when someone screamed, and hid behind the sofa. While it’s important that animals have water sources during fire season, I would not suggest putting water sources right near a door or in a thoroughfare.”

Lauren’s roommate initially spotted the mountain lion and screamed. The noise startled the cat who quickly ran for cover behind the couch; there the lion snoozed for the next six hours.

“When she was so quiet and it was obvious from the position of her feet on the wall that she was laying down, I went outside to see through the window what she was doing. She was sleeping! When I made noise, she woke up and looked startled so I consciously raised my frequency, gazed lovingly into her eyes, and communicated using feline-speak eye blinking to calm her. It was amazing to realize that this worked. I gazed lovingly then blinked hard and then she did it back! Then, she went back to sleep.

She clearly felt safe and she showed no inclination to leave. When she woke again,I again connected in a loving gaze and communicated trust through blinking. My housemate came out and the lion became very alert to a new person. I explained about the energy and the blinking and she dropped into her heart, blinked, and the lion blinked back at her, relaxed, and curled up to sleep some more.”

Hours later the mountain lion left peacefully. Lauren did emphasize however that she has had extensive experience working with energy and animals. She warns people not to try this at home.

” I am hopeful and confident this cougar will not be back. She was urged telepathically to go straight back through the open field into the hills and never come into town again for her own safety. And she did go straight through the open field, away from homes when she left! … May she stay safely in the hills to enjoy a long life as a wild and healthy lion.

Check out the video – the proof is here.

Posted by Lauren Taylor on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Many thanks to Lauren for an up close encounter with an amazing wild creature.

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5 replies
  1. pennysdachshunds says:

    OK !!! When will the book be Published that is More than likely in the Works at this moment… !!!! ANYONE TAKING BETS!!!!!

  2. susispot says:

    Yipes! I would have been behind a closed door banging pots so this glorious animal would vamoose! I have too many animals to worry about in my care. I would love to feel comfortable enough to blink a chat with her, but I am untrained in cougar speak…


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