Lux, an angry cat, traps family, including dog, in bedroom

"He's charging at us," she screamed into the handset. "He's at our door, the bedroom door!"

"One moment, okay?" the dispatcher's voice echoed in the darkness, the liminal zone between cell towers, between life and death.

"Raaaaaarrrrrrrr!" said the cat, angrily. He remembered the child's kick, the sting of betrayal, and would not soon forget it. "Raaaaaarrrrrrrr!"

Aggravated cat is subdued by Portland police after terrorizing family [The Oregonian via Gawker]