By Bryant Hevesi For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 23:53 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 23:53 GMT, 5 January 2021
A snake catcher has urged pet owners to keep a close eye on their animals after being called to a job where a carpet python killed a kitten before trying to swallow it.
Stuart McKenzie, from Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers in Queensland, went to the home in Buderim after the homeowners made the grim discovery.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The kitten had ventured under the house only to encounter the carpet python, which Mr McKenzie said was most likely waiting for a feed.
The owners tried to intervene to save their kitten by using a broom handle to keep the snake away but the carpet python had already gone in for the kill.
A snake catcher has sounded a warning to pet owners after a carpet python killed a pet kitten on Queensland's Sunshine Coast before trying to swallow it
By the time Mr McKenzie arrived the snake