If you're not familiar with the sounds that cats make, let me inform you. They can be as loud as Hell when they want to be. Now imagine instead of a house cat, it's a big ass cougar out on your porch.

Mary Mines and Peter Rauenbuehler were awoken around 3:30am the other morning when they heard loud noises outside of their window.

"I didn't have my glasses on so when I looked through the peephole I thought it was a coyote," said Mines. "And I turned to Peter and I said, 'There's a coyote on our front porch,' because we have a lot here. I opened the door and I looked and I said, 'That's not a coyote, that's a much bigger animal.'"

Their security camera caught the big cat dragging a freshly killed deer off their property. The residents believe the sound they heard originally was the mountain lion banging the deer against their metal fence.

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