Oklahoma woman awakes to coyote in her bedroom

BIXBY, Okla. (CNN) An Oklahoma woman awoke to find a strange intruder lurking in her bedroom.

The good news - it wasn't the Boogyman. The bad news - it was a live coyote!

"My husband was out of town and my poor kids are upstairs and I was screaming," said Bonnie Moriarty.

She grabbed a nearby golf club for protection, but thankfully, the animal remained crouched in the corner, timid and docile.

Moriarty believes the somehow got in through her home's back door possibly after spotting her cat.

She called the police who came and captured the coyote. They later releasing it safely back into the wild.