Four-Year-Old Mauled by Pet Mountain Lion

October 18, 2011 Updated Oct 18, 2011 at 11:19 AM EDT

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Four-Year-Old Mauled by Pet Mountain Lion

October 18, 2011 Updated Oct 18, 2011 at 11:19 AM EDT

According to a story in the Odessa (Texas) American, a four-year-old Texas boy was hospitalized after being mauled by a pet mountain lion over the weekend.

The boy's condition is not known, but the Odessa American story says he suffered lacerations and puncture wounds, including a bite mark on the left side of his face, during the attack.

The animal was euthanized, according to the report.

Read the Odessa American story HERE.