The US states that are most permissive about keeping bobcats as pets are:NevadaOklahomaWisconsinAlabamaNorth CarolinaDelaware
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Are bobcats legal as pets?
Bobcats are a species of wild cat found naturally in many states throughout the country. They are generally classified as exotic pets and are subject to state laws.
Are bobcats an exotic cat?
The elusive bobcat is actually technically less 鈥渆xotic鈥?than domesticated cats in most states, if 鈥榚xotic鈥?is defined as not native to the United States. Bobcats are native to many areas in North America, including most states in the U.S, in which they are also the most abundant wild feline.
Are bobcats easy to care for?
In fact, bobcats are considered to be the easiest exotic feline to start with if the care of high-maintenance animals is your preference. Hand-raised animals are just simply not the same animals as those that roam in the wild, so pet bobcats are not wild.
Are bobcats dangerous to humans?
From the most delicate animal, a bobcat can become a dangerous predator in a blink of an eye. Even though they might seem the most peaceful animals, these felines should never be left unsupervised around young children, and other small house pets. It is not uncommon for wild bobcats to attack even small dogs.