This Nov. 7, 2017 photo shows an African Serval cat rescued from the streets of Reading, Pa., by the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. Police captured the big African cat, resembling a cheetah, running loose through the streets. The cat was transported to a big cat rescue facility that can give it the special diet and extensive exercise it needs. ( Tim Leedy/Reading Eagle via AP)
Photo: Tim Leedy/AP
Photo: Tim Leedy/AP

'Cheetah' spotted roaming streets in Pennsylvania turns out to be big African cat

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The spotted feline was out for a walk when staffers from the Animal Rescue League of Berks County arrived.

The 1- or 2-year-old cat was docile, declawed and friendly, leading the rescuers to think she was a pet.

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It is illegal to own these types of cats in Pennsylvania without a license.

A big-cat group is now in possession of the animal.

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Posted by Animal Rescue League of Berks County on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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