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VIDEO: Large cat spotted on Janesville's south side

A large cat that might be a cougar was spotted on Janesville's south side Sunday night, according to Janesville police.

Police said residents at 3490 Tennyson Drive spotted the cat at 807 p.m. about 300 yards east of their home.

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"You could just tell it was not a house cat. It was pretty large. It wasn't a deer. It had a very long tail," said Rocky Decker, who lives in the neighborhood. "I didn't believe it at first because it had a white chest. You could see a black stripe on its tail. We looked it up on the Internet, looked at pictures and definitely knew it was a cougar then."

Decker and a neighbor searched the area Sunday night after losing sight of the large cat to try to track where it was going and to make sure it didn't roam into the neighborhood, but were unable to find it.

'A Christmas Carol' Cast Takes Unique Approach To Promoting Show

Check out the video in which the cast of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol: The Musical" shows off their sense of humor combining old century London with the music of Ke$ha.

The production is currently running at the Janesville Armory Dinner Theater through Dec. 23.

Follow the journey of Ebenezer Scrooge as he searches to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Friday and Saturday evening shows will be at 8 p.m. with seating from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Janesville Police Capture Large Lizard

A large lizard that had been loose around Janesville has been captured.

A black-throated monitor lizard that has been loose in Janesville since at least Sept. 28 is at the Rock County Humane Society.

Janesville police used a dog snare to catch the lizard at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. It was cornered in a yard in the 600 block of Williams Street, just north of downtown Janesville.

"Actually, I wanted to put meat out in the front yard to try and catch the first one, but my mom wouldn't let me," said Andrea Arthur, who saw the lizard in her neighborhood.

Janesville Police Capture Lost Lizard

The Rock County Humane Society has a new temporary resident, a black-throated monitor lizard that has been loose in Janesville since at least Sept. 28 has been caught, according to a report in the Janesville Gazette.

Janesville police used a dog snare to catch the lizard at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of Williams St., according to the report which noted that the lizard was found in the same yard in which it first was spotted.

Several people reported seeing the monitor in the area of Williams Street and Memorial Avenue last week. At least one person reported seeing it escape into a sewer.

Lizard Spotted In Janesville, Police Seek Public's Help In Finding It

A large monitor lizard has been sighted twice in recent days in Janesville, according to the Janesville Police Department.

A Janesville Gazette report said that within six hours of each other, two residents spotted the large monitor lizard which is said to be about 4.5 to 5 feet long.

The first sighting on Tuesday was on the 600 block of Williams Street and the second sighting was in the area of Hyatt and Thomas Streets, according to the report.

Police urge anyone who sees this lizard to call 608-757-2244 so they can come and catch it.

Beloit College Releases Annual Mindset List

For students entering college this fall, phones have never had cords and the computers they used as kids are in museums now.

These are among the 75 items on this year's Beloit College Mindset List. The compilation released Tuesday is assembled each year by officials at this private school of about 1,400 in southern Wisconsin.