CLEARWATER (CBSMiami) – A Florida woman was reportedly denied insurance coverage for the damages caused by an alligator that broke into her home in May.
Mary Wischhusen, of Clearwater, found the 11-foot gator in the middle of the night, when it had smashed through a low window in her kitchen.READ MORE: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
According to Wischhusen, the animal didn’t just destroy the window, but several wine bottles and furniture as well.
Luckily, nobody was hurt.READ MORE: ‘Work Gyms’ Helping Remote Employees Be More Productive
WFLA reports Wischhusen filed a claim under her homeowners insurance, but it was rejected within a month.
According to the station, her homeowners insurance policy states that it does not cover any damage done by “rodents, reptiles and other animals.”MORE NEWS: South Miami Children's Clinic Holds 'Second Dose' Event Focused On Communities In Need
Wischhusen told reporters the quote for the damages is thousands of dollars and as of right now, it’s coming out of her pocket.