A few weeks ago, KFOR released a news report about a lady who found and killed a dangerous, venomous copperhead snake in the front yard of her north Oklahoma City neighborhood. The only problem was that the snake wasn't technically a copperhead, so KFOR removed the story from their website and pretended like it never happened.
Regardless, the report was very informative, and a friendly reminder to everyone in Oklahoma City to be unnecessarily scared, afraid and watchful of deadly critters anytime you walk out the front door. Apparently one person didn't get the memo. Via Oklahoma's leader in breaking snake news...
Days after a dangerous run in with a cold blooded reptile, a metro woman is back home, and back on her feet.She's now struggling through her first steps, but she's lucky to be walking at all.Her name's Kristie Patton, but your daughter may know her as Ariel, Cinderella, or Elsa."I do princess parties, for little girl's birthdays," she explained.These days though, her focus is off prince charming, and more on snake charming.It all started last week outside her parent's home..."I literally took two steps out of the front door, then felt the most excruciating pain on my left foot," she said. "Saw the snake (on the porch)."Not just any snake, officials agree it appears she was bit by a copperhead snake.Soon Katie was rushed from home, to the hospital, to ICU.Doctors moved quickly, administering much needed anti-venom, as Katie blacked out."By the time I got to the hospital it went from being normal, to about 2-3 times the size of my foot," she said. "I was automatically thinking the worst, of what could happen."Today she's back home, back on her feet, and sounding the alarm on the danger that lay in the shadows, and quite possibly in Oklahoma City.Yeah, you read that right. She's pretends to be a Disney princess at kids birthday parties. I wonder what the ER doctors thought when they saw Elsa walking through the door.
Well, that's terrifying. KFOR released pics of Kristie, her foot and the snake. Check it out:
Okay, that's actually a pic of Kristie dressed up as Princess Jasmine from Aladdin with a deadly cartoon copperhead snake that I recently found slithering around the KFOR news bunker. In all fairness to the snake, she does kind of look like a hot snake charmer. I doubt he really knew better. I bet all the snake wanted was for her to pick him up and put him in round wicker basket.
Anyway, Kristie is apparently recovering from her bite and doing better. I guess if you want to see a pic of her swollen hoof of a foot, go to the KFOR website. While you're there, be sure to check out this other recent snake story about a bunch of kids from rural Oklahoma who found a fucking 14-foot-long python in their backyard. It's more cool than it is scary, but still remember, a snake my snap and bite you at any moment in Oklahoma. Nobody is safe.