Tagged: exotic cats

PA legislature

Are servals legal in PA?

I’m referring to the ownership of a serval by an individual living in Pennsylvania, USA. Is it legal? The answer is NO, unless you have a permit. I would take issue with the way...

Caracal on top of fridge in home

Is it legal to own a caracal in Georgia?

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division have confirmed that it is ILLEGAL for an individual living in Georgia to possess and own a caracal without a special permit. My thanks to Georgia...

Asha a serval on TikTok

Are servals legal in Florida?

It is legal to possess a serval in Florida provided you have the requisite permit. Servals are classified as a class II wildlife species by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). I...

Pet caracal with domestic cat friend

Are caracals legal in New York state?

Caracals, as pets, are illegal in New York state and New York City. I discuss the law below. New York state The following law applies if you are considering having a caracal as a...

Pet caracal belly up like a domestic cat

Are caracals legal in Canada?

If you want an answer to the question in the title, you’re going to have to phone up the authorities in the area where you live in Canada and ask them. That sounds like...

Serval in the home

Would you want this cat in your home?

I am asking the question about a forty pound serval. The cat that you see in the photograph on this page. His name is Spartacus and he’s been in the news. He is four-years-of-age...

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