A big cat with orange and black stripes has been reported in the area about 50 miles south of Houston.
It's a tale about a tiger that police in a Texas town are taking seriously, unlike the othe Tiger that many are no longer taking too seriously.
Oyster Creek police are on the lookout for a tiger, the non-golfing variety, after reported sightings of a meandering big cat with orange and black stripes in the area about 50 miles south of Houston.
The first report came Tuesday night, with the caller saying a tiger had crossed state Highway 332. Hempel said several calls were received that night, but "most described the animal simply as a large cat."
Police found coyote tracks, but no tiger marks.
Hempel said no tigers or large predatory animals are known to be kept in Oyster Creek area, a town of about 1,400.