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National Bobcat Rescue
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 A subsidiary of the Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch
 A 501c non-profit Oganization

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Surrendering a Bobcat to NBRR:

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Is it a bobcat?

Not sure if you have a bobcat in your back yard? Identifying a bobcat (especially a bobkitten!) can be very difficult. Check out our identifying a bobcat page to see if you have a bobcat on your hands.

Bobcat Frankie

Bobcat HooverFound an injured or orphaned bobcat and need help? Contact us!

Do you have a pet bobcat that you need to surrender to our care? Get the Details.

Need help with another wild species?
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The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch

Bobcat Crush Crush

Status: Female Bobcat - Released

Age: 10 year(s), 5 month(s)

Crush came to us on 08/29/09 and was brought to us by law enforcement, animal control, or game warden who found it in the wild.

Crush came to us from Southlake Animal Hospital. He had been picked up by Keller animal services after being hit by a car. He was severely injured, and suffered major head trauma.[...]

Bobcat HooverFound an injured or orphaned bobcat and need help? Contact us!

Do you have a pet bobcat that you need to surrender to our care? Get the Details.

Need help with another wild species?
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The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch

Bobcat Hoover Hoover

Status: Male Bobcat - Captive Raised, Permanent Injury or Illness, Neutered or Spayed, Current on vaccinations, Plays well with others, Permanent Resident

Age: 15 year(s), 5 month(s)

Hoover came to us on 07/30/02 and was brought to us by a private individual who was kept as a pet.

  As one of our founding cats, Hoover is a big love. He is very gentle natured, quite, and affectionate. He adores new people, but tends to ignore and withdraw from his keepers.[...]

Bobcat HooverFound an injured or orphaned bobcat and need help? Contact us!

Do you have a pet bobcat that you need to surrender to our care? Get the Details.

Need help with another wild species?
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The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch

Bobcat Lenny Lenny

Status: Male Bobcat - Captive Raised, Permanent Resident

Age: 11 year(s), 5 month(s)

Lenny came to us on 08/30/06 and was brought to us by transfered from another shelter that was once someones pet.

  Lenny is a love when you take the time to give him the attention that he needs. He was a confiscation case. Once removed from his home and family, Lenny spent months in a humane society, which as you can guess, is completely unsuited to housing a bobcat.[...]

Bobcat HooverFound an injured or orphaned bobcat and need help? Contact us!

Do you have a pet bobcat that you need to surrender to our care? Get the Details.

Need help with another wild species?
Click Here
The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch

Bobcat Quincey Quincey

Status: Male Bobcat - Captive Raised, Education Animal, Permanent Resident

Age: 8 year(s), 5 month(s)

Quincey came to us on 07/29/10 and was brought to us by a private individual who found it in the wild.

  Quincey and his brother Rineheart entered our program as kittens. Unfortunately, they contracted a very contagious, and very fatal virus called panleukopenia.[...]

Bobcat HooverFound an injured or orphaned bobcat and need help? Contact us!

Do you have a pet bobcat that you need to surrender to our care? Get the Details.

Need help with another wild species?
Click Here
The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch

Bobcat Sparky Sparky

Status: Female Bobcat - Released

Age: 10 year(s), 5 month(s)

Sparky came to us on 08/31/07 and was brought to us by a private individual who found it in the wild.

Sparky was startled out of her den when someone set fire to the wood pile where her mother chose to den. Sparky was barely three weeks old when she tried to escape the blazing wood pile.[...]

The National Bobcat Rescue and Research (NBRR) is the largest wild caught and captive raised bobcat rescue, rehabilitation center, and sanctuary in the United States. NBRR is dedicated to the caring and understanding of the elusive and beautiful North American Bobcat (Lynx Rufus).


  Help us understand and protect these beautiful animals and give the gift of life! Please help us by making your tax deductable donation today! If you would like to help, or know someone who can, please contact us! Your donations will feed, house, build needed expansions, and care for hundreds of bobcats as well as help us discover how to prevent disease, over crowding, and human conflict in wild populations.

  Thank you for your continued interest and support!

Valeri Marler
Executive Director
National Bobcat Rescue and Research


Attention AZA and/or USDA acredited facilities:

Please email us about our animals available for placement. You will be asked for proof of your standing with one or both of these organizations. WE DO NOT ADOPT BOBCATS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. Bobcats do not make appropriate house pets. This is proven by the numbers of of bobcats turned over to us every year. Education animals are not available through us. Please email if you have any questions. We will be happy to discuss our placement program with you.


"Living with Bobcats"

An Adult Lecture Series

Discover the mysteries of the North American Bobcat! Learn the history, survival techniques, behaviors, habitat requirements, and what to do when a bobcat makes your neighborhood it's home.

Ask questions, see photographs & videos, and share stories of bobcats who have been through NBRR and moved on. Contact Us today to learn more about our research projects, and how to get involved!

Meet the people who run NBRR who have truly set the bar on the topic of "living with bobcats". Contact us for details.


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