Beloved family pet Hurjun was eaten by a python over the weekend, according to a viral Facebook post by his owner, Kanchi Nard.
A 45-year-old man was terrified when he found a python in his toilet bowl. A rescue team worked to retrieve the snake safely.
Pictures from the scene show the enormous yellow-green python lounging comfortably in the passenger seat.
The Queensland woman spotted the non-venomous reptile close to her bed after hearing noises coming from inside the room and turning on a lamp to investigate.
Stuart McKenzie, the owner of reptile relocation service Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7, said he initially feared the snake had consumed golf balls.
The woman who owned the vehicle initially suspected that the notes could have been a "sick prank," according to snake catcher Stuart McKenzie.
The predator was described as a "monster" by a snake-catcher, who said it was "one of the biggest" he's caught in some time.
Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia but have become an invasive species in Florida.
A video uploaded to Facebook by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 on Friday showed a series of close encounters with large carpet pythons found curled up inside the cooking appliance.
The Australian owner of the nine-week-old pup said she initially tried hitting the reptile with a cardboard Christmas wrapper roll.
The uninvited guest was wrangled while attempting to flee from an open window above the toilet, after destroying a number of bathroom items.
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The nine-foot-long snake, native to South East Asia, posed a potential risk to members of the public, the natural animal ecosystem and local agriculture, authorities said.
The python was found curled up by the engine of the Ford Mustang at an auto repair shop.
Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, said she was "just doing my stuff," when the snake struck.
The very same snake attacked Lea-Ann Mears' dog, Ninja, less than a year later.
The snake returned to the woman's home 10 months later and attacked her dog, rendering it unconscious.
In the Sihari village in Rampur, India, villagers hoisted the overeager snake into the back of a truck with two ropes and a massive branch.
The snake was reported to have eaten a "decent sized possum" before it entered a home in Queensland, Australia.
"This is one of the biggest carpet pythons I've caught in years," said Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers owner Stuart McKenzie.
David Orin has a love of reptiles that allows him to admire their beauty, even in situations that look scary.
The large carpet python may have entered the house through a garage door that was left open.
"I was proud that I came out on top."
"People are telling me they want to buy 5, 12 of these masks, so I'll definitely be buying snakes from local hunters," said Brian Wood, owner of All American Gator Products.
"It was just pulling him under, into the bush," said the child's father Evan Thompson. "I knew I had to do something so I ran straight up and punched it straight in the head."
Researchers estimate there are nearly 30,000 pythons in the Florida Everglades, and most grow to be 8 to 10 feet long.
The carpet python named Nike is recovering at a veterinary clinic after being found near death by animal handlers.