2014 60 Bobcat Pelts Seized
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Warden Nick Buckler recovered pelts from 60 poached bobcats and gray foxes. (California Department of Fish and Wildlife) Tracy Lee Shultz of Courtland, south of Sacramento, was fined $5,000 and ordered to forfeit the pelts worth nearly $15,000 according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
2012 Cruel Leg Hold Trapping & Torture of Bobcat
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Trade in Bobcats and Lynx 2004-2008
The following charts are from CITES.org and show an alarming trade in wild cats.
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Do not scroll down if you are faint of heart because this image is just heart breaking.
When the Rescuers were trying to catch the bobcat, he was running on all four paws, even though both front legs had been chewed off.
The bobcat kitten had obviously been struggling to survive for days, as the bones were completely dried out.
It’s gut wrenching to see an animal in such condition, but this is the reality of trapping, and it has to stop.
Contact your lawmaker at CatLaws.com and ask them to ban fur trapping and fur farming in the U.S.