WENTZVILLE, Mo. – The City of Wentzville has some advice for its residents when it comes to coyotes.
They said in a Facebook post that some residents have spotted coyotes recently causing them to create a list of tips to keep everyone safe.
Even though coyotes are nocturnal, people will sometimes see them early in the morning and they may prey upon small unattended pets. Wentzville said coyotes are typically afraid of people.
Coyote safety tips:
- Do not intentionally or unintentionally feed coyotes
- Feed pets inside
- Secure solid-waste carts
- Don’t allow cats or small dogs out at night alone
- Obey leash laws