A pet bobcat can be bought from an exotic cat breeder or an animal pet auction. The price for a bobcat ranges from $900 to $1,500. Anyone who wants to get a bobcat as a pet should first check the state laws or city ordinances to ensure that the state issues permits for keeping exotic or potentially dangerous animals for hobby or pet purposes.Continue Reading
Aside from obtaining state permits, homeowners associations should be consulted to ensure that keeping a pet bobcat is allowable within the residential area. Bobcats have a very strong fight or flight and, depending on how they're raised, may react aggressively towards strangers or people they are not used to seeing inside their territory. They also have very sharp claws and teeth, and it is not advisable to keep a bobcat around children who are not old enough to show sound judgment.
Bobcats are very energetic and tend to climb or jump on cabinets and kitchen counters, race across furniture or play in the bathroom. They are not a suitable pet for everybody, but with the right owner and if raised in a proper environment, they can grow up into affectionate pets that can provide joy and wonder to they're rightful owners for years to come, according to the N.O.A.H. Feline Conservation Center. They also respond well with animals raised together with them.Learn more about Cats
Unless the cat has a confirmed pedigree, it is unlikely pet owners can determine the breed exactly. However, the best way to identify breeds for a particular cat is looking at example pictures of possible breeds.Full Answer >
No veterinary professional recommends that a pet owner euthanize their own cat or dog, according to Pet MD. Not only should it not be attempted, but there may be legal repercussions involved. The biggest problems arise when untrained individuals attempt to utilize unproven or ill-informed euthanasia techniques. Worse, if the animal does not expire, the owner may face criminal charges of animal cruelty.Full Answer >
The best way to reduce cat danger on your pet and in your home is to clean your pet thoroughly and frequently. This can be done by wiping it down with a wet rag or using commercial allergen-reducing wipes or shampoo.Full Answer >
To find a lost cat, file a lost pet report, check local shelters, and ask neighbors if they have seen your pet. You should also advertise on bulletin boards and online.Full Answer >