St. Cloud homeowners find catfish in mailboxes

Residents trying to determine if it is fishy prank or something sinister

By Amanda Castro

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – Several residents in Osceola County have found catfish in their mailboxes and yards, prompting questions whether it’s a prank or something more serious.

Maddison Fertic said she received an unusual delivery Monday morning when her postman discovered a large, dead catfish inside her mailbox.

“I was honestly in shock because it doesn’t make any sense,” Fertic said. “It’s just one of those things where it’s, just, ‘Why?'”

Fertic said the fish was 12 inches long, and she had to use a stick to pull it out.

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