Police in Bangor, Maine say a woman received quite a surprise early Wednesday after putting an injured cat in her van, only to soon discover she was driving with a bobcat in her vehicle.

According to police, the woman struck what she believe to be a cat with her van shortly after midnight. Thinking it was seriously injured or dead, she placed it in her van to try to help it. As she was driving, the cat regained consciousness and she quickly realized it was a bobcat.

The woman got out of the van and called police, while the injured bobcat crawled under the van. The cat’s injuries were so severe, it later had to be euthanized.