Large Cat Spotted on Janesville's South Side

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: JANESVILLE (WIFR) – Janesville Police have received more reports of an alleged cougar sighting since Sunday.

The latest sighting was yesterday evening on the south side of the city. Police say the cougar has not been confirmed yet, but officers are warning everyone if they do see it, to stay away. You can report a cougar sighting to the DNR at 608-743-4800.


JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- According to Janesville Police, what looks like a cougar was spotted near a home around 8 p.m. Sunday night in the 3400 block of Tennyson Drive.

Authorities report that they did find any prints in the area and that the Department of Natural Resources has been contacted.


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