Declawed serval is on the loose in North Texas

Wildcat on the loose in Collin CountyASSOCIATED PRESSNov. 27, 2009, 7:24PM McKINNEY — North Texas authorities are looking for a wildcat and want the public’s help. The serval is a medium-sized African animal that resembles a cheetah with large ears. It was last...

"Pet" tigers, serval coming to Florida’s DeSoto County

Siberian tigers coming to DeSoto County Published on: Thursday, November 26, 2009 DESOTO COUNTY — Siberian Tigers will soon be at home in DeSoto County. The County Commission Tuesday unanimously approved a development plan for cages and fencing in compliance...

Serval, ocelot on "Larry King Live" on CNN

NOTE: Jack Hanna was the guest on 11/25. This is the preliminary transcript, so there are some typos (like “servo” instead of “serval”). “KING: And one more in this segment, and it’s a servo, am I pronouncing that right? HANNA:...

The rise of the supercat

The rise of the supercat In our “bigger-is-better,” super-size-me society, it may not come as much of a surprise that demand for designer “supercats” — domestic breeds crossed with larger, exotic African or South American wildcats — is surging...

‘African Serval’ cat found in Tucson neighborhood

Posted: Sep 24, 2009 9:09 PM EDT Updated: Sep 24, 2009 10:15 PM EDT TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) – People outside a Catalina Foothills home couldn’t believe their eyes. They thought the big cat looked like an ocelot, which is unheard of in the wild in Arizona. It...