Local neighbors recently reported a cougar sighting in the vicinity of City Park at Crescent Creek, according to the City of Gig Harbor website.
Residents are asked to keep their children and pets close by and in site at all times.
If you experience a cougar, and it is not an emergency, contact Department of Fish and Wildlife at 360-249-4628. If you need to report a non-emergency problem when Department of Fish and Wildlife offices are closed, contact the Washington State Patrol or nearest law enforcement agency.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife responds to cougar and sightings when there is a threat to public safety or property. If it is an emergency, dial 911.