Woman offers $10,000 reward for the safe return of her F1 Savannah cat

$10k reward for return of F1 Savannah cat

This story tells us a lot about ‘exotic pets’ including F1 Savannah cats. The video is useful as it tells us a bit about the owner. She’s lost her F1 Savannah, Mika, when he “ran out the of the house Tuesday March 5th in the Casa Loma area”. This is in Toronto, Canada. He …

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Servals should be banned as pets in the ENTIRE United States no exceptions

Zena a young serval treated as a pet in the UK

Yes, I have strong views about owning servals as pets. I have good reasons: too many escaped servals. There is one in the news today on The Washington Times website. A serval escaped from their owner’s home about a month ago from an Illinois apartment. The Macon County Animal Control and Care Center posted …

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Pet serval is like a domestic cat on steroids

Serval living in an apartment wants to escape

It is distressing to learn once again of another pet serval escaping. This time a man who appears to be in his 30s living in an apartment adopted a serval. I am sorry but he is living in a standard apartment and he thinks it is okay to have a pet serval. It is …

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Do servals eat frogs and fish?

Servals eat frogs and fish and enjoy hunting in wetlands

Yes, servals eat frogs and fish. The serval has a preference for wetland habitats and therefore it is unsurprising that they hunt in water and don’t mind getting their feet wet (Wild Cats of the World). Captive servals deftly hook live fish out of water and in the wild servals have been seen hunting …

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It’s time for a nationwide ban on keeping servals as pets in the USA

Serval escapes

In writing for my website over 15 years, a thread runs through American society in respect of exotic pets and that is the keeping of the African serval; a high percentage of which are compelled to escape the confinements of their home and wander around urban and countryside environments frightening the neighbours to the …

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Are servals legal in British Columbia?

The British Columbia law on owning a serval is a mishmash.

The answer is slightly complicated, indeed a mishmash. Servals are not in the Controlled Alien Species (CAS) list for the province of British Columbia. I take that to mean that there are no laws either allowing or prohibiting the possession of a serval in British Columbia. Therefore, you have to drill down to municipalities …

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