Wildlife agents captured a cougar early Friday in the backyard of a Vancouver home.
KGW reports the homeowner heard his dog barking, looked out the window and spotted the cougar in a tree.
Wildlife agents shot it with a tranquilizer and hauled it away in a cage. They planned to release it later in a remote area.
The wildlife department had received several calls earlier about the cougar but had been unable to find it.
Another cougar has been sighted recently in Lake Oswego, Ore.
Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.kgw.com/