Owning a Bobcat

A Bobcat is a small wild cat originating from North America. They have reddish brown or yellowish brown coats around them. They are streaked with black or dark brown. They have prominent, well-pointed ears with a pinch of black hair at the tip. They are much smaller than other wild felines, and can grow up to 10 to 12 inches. The male Bobcat typically weighs from 11-16 kg or 24-35 pounds.

Taking care of a Bobcat is not as easier as that of our domestic cats. Before adopting a bobcat, in the first step, you should make sure whether it is legal in your state or country to adopt and breed a bobcat. Some countries have restrictions or regulations in place to breed these types of pets.

Secondly, you should make sure that you provide them with a lot of space to roam and explore. You cannot keep a bobcat indoors unlike a domestic cat, because they can spray more often than domestic cats. Also, because of their size and strength, they can create more destruction to your indoors. Hence it is good to build a large outdoor enclosure for this creatures and make it as their own territory so that the roam and explore in its own territory.

Finally, you need to make sure that you can meet the food requirements of these species. You can feed your Bobcats with a plenty of meat and whole chickens that have feathers in it. You can also feed them with fresh road kills and foodstuffs that are especially for felines. You should provide them with rich nutritional food containing vitamins and minerals for their requirements. Remember, that the nutritional needs of Bobcats drastically vary from that of the domestic cats.

Before you adopt a Bobcat, you should also make sure that you have good veterinarians near your reach, who are specialized to treat exotic felines. This is much important, because a wrong dose of medicine can be dangerous to exotic felines. A simple illness can even turn fatal, if these creatures are treated with wrong medications.

Adopting a Bobcat is a major commitment, because you need to provide shelter for them for at least 20 years. So make sure that you can take the responsibility of providing them shelter, food and space for their dwelling before you adopt one. They can surely sure as a pet, if you are like to adopt an exotic breed than the domestic cats of dogs. The Bobcat might be a wild feline, but it might serve as a good pet that will help you to stand from the crowd. But the only thing is you should give them proper care and provide them with all their requirements.

1 comment:

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