A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner’s southern New Jersey home.
Owning purebred bobcats as pets is illegal, but Rocky is a hybrid of bobcat and Maine Coon. A judge, ruling that a DNA test on Rocky was inconclusive, decided that he could return home after a previous escape.
A New Jersey homeowner has landed in court because she can’t seem to keep her pet bobcat corralled. It seems the frisky feline likes to roam, leaving neighbors nervous.
Christie and Community Affairs Commissioner Richard Constable III were in Manahawkin to announce that $800 million in Sandy housing recovery funds had been dispersed.
The twister touched down at 10:05 a.m. with maximum speeds of 75-85 mph. It was two miles in length and about 50-100 yards wide, the National Weather Service said.