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Unwelcome House Guest Makes Himself At Home, Leaving Home Owners Scratching Their Heads

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A cunning badger impersonated a pet cat when he snuck into a house and made himself at home.

Homeowners in Linlithgow, Scotland were shocked when they discovered the pesky animal curled into a cat bed after eating all of the feline's food, the Scottish SPCA reported.

After discovering the badger got in through the house's cat door, the family called the Scottish SPCA, who had trouble coaxing him out.

“He didn’t seem too happy when I tried to move him but I was able to slide the cat bed round and it was then that the badger noticed the back door was open so made a run for it!” Animal Rescue Officer, Connie O’Neil said.

Scottish SPCA Chief Superintendent, Mike Flynn also said it was a highly unusual call.

“It is highly unusual for a wild badger to enter a house and we would urge anyone to immediately contact our animal helpline … should they find one in an unusual place,” Flynn said. “Like all wild animals badgers can be aggressive when injured or cornered so we would advise not to go near or touch them without giving us a call first.”

Many Twitter users got a good laugh over the badger's bold move.

This isn't the first time wild animals have done unexpected activities.

In March, shoppers were baffled when they spotted an otter through a grocery store.

Later in the year, he came across a bear was found window shopping and sniffing around the streets.

And probably the most audacious, a group of clever monkeys have been selling tourists their own stuff back.

What would you do if you found a wild animal do something strange in your home?

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