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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 Shaka Shaka

Status: Male Bobcat (Lynx Rufus Superiorensis) - Captive Raised, Neutered or Spayed, Declawed, Current on vaccinations, Plays well with others, Deceased

Age: 2 year(s), 4 month(s)

Shaka came to us on 06/17/11 and was brought to us by a private individual who was kept as a pet.

Shaka The Full Story

by Jeremiah K.

It all started off as a joke while Julie and I were browsing the internet together one night.[...]

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 Queso Queso

Status: Female Bobcat - Captive Raised

Age: 3 year(s), 1 month(s)

Queso came to us on 05/31/11 and was brought to us by a private individual who was kept as a pet.

  Queso is the result of an atempted rehabilitation by an individual with little bobcat experience. He is too unafraid of people to be released.[...]

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 Theo Theo

Status: Male Bobcat - Captive Raised, Current on vaccinations, Plays well with others, Education Animal, Permanent Resident

Age: 2 year(s), 10 month(s)

Theo came to us on 08/08/11 and was brought to us by a private individual who found it in the wild.

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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 Nadia Nadia

Status: Female Bobcat (Lynx Rufus Texensis) - Awaiting Release

Age: 3 year(s), 2 month(s)

Nadia came to us on 04/24/11 and was brought to us by a private individual who found it in the wild.

  Nadia is the newest addition to the NBRR family. She is currently in care. around the 24th of April, 2011, NBRR staff recieved a call about a possible bobkitten found under a tree at a business park in Irving.[...]

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 CaRo CaRo

Status: Male Bobcat - Captive Raised, AZA / USDA Adopted

Age: 4 year(s), 11 month(s)

CaRo came to us on 07/13/09 and was brought to us by a private individual who found it in the wild.

  It took 12 hours for us to understand and put together CaRo's story, but now it is very clear. CaRo is 5 weeks old. He was found "sunning himself" on a road.[...]

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).


Bobcats: A year round commitment!

Source: www.nbrr.org
Author: jeremiah
12/17/2012

It's always baby season with bobcats!  Here, in Texas, they breed year round.  As the babies continue to pour in, the food, baby formula, and vaccines flood out. This year will mark over 400 bobcats through our facility since our doors opened in 2008, with a guarantee of many more to come.  With our rapidly growing reputation, these cats are coming to us from all over the United States. Some of them are on the verge of death or gravely injured, while others just in a temporary shelter for assistance with relocation due to frightened misguided people who are trapping And removing them from their homes. One of our main objects at NBRR is to provide the general public with education about bobcats and why they have moved into our cities.  Before deciding to remove a bobcat from your property, please contact NBRR for advice and assistance with your situation

Please help us! Become a bobcat hero and make a one time donation, monthly donation or provide us with supplies from our wish list. All money and supplies go to the upkeep of these animals from the time they get here until the time they are released and are all tax deductible. Please consider us when trying to decide which charities you will donate to this year. Take a moment to browse our photo gallery or one of the many profiles we've made for some of our most honored guests while you decide.

Thank You,

NBRR Staff

 


Sometimes, Mother Nature’s “Plan B” needs a Plan B….

Source: The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch official blog » bobcat rescue
Author: karidawn
02/28/2013

Well, followers, many of you are fans on our facebook page…you just come here for the more in-depth scoop of the goings on here at the ranch, huh? Well, we have some very exciting events happening right now, and we could not be more pleased, and sad, and thrilled, and humbled all at the same time! […]

 


Queso – a tough rehabbing case!

Source: The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch official blog » bobcat rescue
Author: karidawn
12/26/2012

“Cheeze”                         Did we spell it wrong?  No, Cheeze was originally a “Q” in the alphabet, so he was initially named “Queso”.   He was such a unique cat and his name just didn’t fit him. He was so funny and such a ham, that […]

 


Bridgie: One of our long term residents

Source: The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch official blog » bobcat rescue
Author: karidawn
12/22/2012

Bridgette Bridgette came to us in 2008. Her family surrendered their “pet” to us at four months of age. Once they discovered that wild animals can act aggressive at a drop of a hat, especially with those who are not trained in animal behavior, they made the decision to bring her to a facility that […]

 


Meet Brave Braelyn. This tough girl has been through alot, and still has a

Source: The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch official blog » bobcat rescue
Author: karidawn
12/18/2012

Braelyn Braelyn is our most recent intake.  She is VERY sick.  She came to us about a week ago from a ranch where they have been “removing all big cats from the property”.  We hate to hear things like this, because Bobcats should never be considered “Big Cats”, at least not down here in Texas.  […]

 


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Source: The Wildlife Center at Crosstimbers Ranch official blog » bobcat rescue
Author: karidawn
12/18/2012

    Happy Holidays Wildlife Friends!    Now, Don’t fall over in shock, but this is Val.  As most of you know, Dawn started our Facebook page years ago, and thankfully, Kari picked up where she left off and expanded our page to include a blog. As much as I would love to be entrenched […]

 


  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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