Bobcat Grooming & Cleanliness

Bobcat licking its fur

Bobcats (Lynx rufus) are medium-sized cats that can be distinguished by their bobbed tails and the unique pattern of their thick fur. They have black streaks and spots on their greyish-tan-colored coat which is a great way to camouflage their appearance in the wild. They can be found in forests and deserts in Southern Canada, … Read more

The Bobcat’s Hunting Behavior (How and Where They Hunt)

Although small, bobcats are one of America’s most successful predators. They have spread across nearly the entire continent and are able to survive in most environments, from arid deserts to dense forests. Their success is thanks in large part to their excellent hunting abilities.  Bobcats have evolved into efficient predators that consistently are able to … Read more

Bobcats And Jumping (Leaping, Pouncing & More)

The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a wild cat found in North America, from southern Canada to northern Mexico. The species’ “bob” isn’t referring to its haircut – it refers to its short and stubby tail that looks cut or “bobbed” at the end and also to its bobbing gait. Additionally, because of its brown to … Read more

Are Bobcats Dangerous? (To People and Pets)

When you look at bobcats, they appear small, cute, and cuddly, but don’t let that fool you; these felines can be pretty fierce. Although not as large as mountain lions, bobcats are predators and don’t survive by being pushovers. These little cats can be especially dangerous to small animals. While humans aren’t on their menu, … Read more

Do Bobcats Fight? (Are They Aggressive Animals?)

Fighting is a natural instinct for survival for all wild animals, it is necessary because their life depends on it.  Bobcats have a lot on their plate, they need to constantly hunt for food to stay healthy, they need to keep a shelter, compete with others for mates to reproduce with, and they have to … Read more