Alaska’s KTUU News reports that the honorary cat mayor of Talkeetna has survived an assassination attempt. The honorable “Mayor Stubbs,” the celebrity cat was attacked by a dog over the weekend. After a news report in 2012, Mayor Stubbs became an Internet sensation.
Lauri Stec, who owns Mr. Stubbs, is general manager of West Rib Pub and Grill in the tourist town. Stubbs is safely recovering after being treated by a veterinarian. Mr. Stubbs suffered from a punctured lung and other injuries. He spent several hours in surgery.
Stec received a call on Saturday that Mr. Stubbs was attacked by a dog. Stec and other community members searched for Mr. Stubbs. The unknown dog didn’t get captured because the attack happened on a Saturday.
Read more about Mr. Stubbs and his recovery at the KTUU News website.
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