Four months after a leopard on the loose terrorised Peddie residents, attacked a Ndwayana villager and killed livestock, it was caught and killed on Friday.
Since the big cat was first spotted in June, villagers had been living in fear.
But on Friday, villagers managed to trap it while it was attacking goats.
74 year old Lindile Mbilana, was attacked by the leopard on Sunday.
The elderly man managed to fight it off and escaped with scars on his face, hands and body.
Mbilana said he had to be taken to a doctor for medical attention.
“I can still feel pain even today,” he told the Dispatch