@ 5 Yards (15 feet) ! That is danger close for a mountain lion https://www.lsonews.com/quite-scare-12-year-old-odessa-hunter-shoots-mountain-lion-5-yards/ "I told [dad] I had shot a cat and he got real emotional." No kidding! I would have had a heart attack! I know this could go into Hunting. But - These cats are becoming more common and encounters more frequent, so everyone needs to be aware. Plus the article is a good read.