Loading…
Friday, July 03, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeHome
Published: Monday, 9/20/2004

Last of 3 missing bobcats found, dies hours later

A woman's search for the last of three missing bobcats ended with the discovery of an ailing feline that later died, Lucas County sheriff's deputies said.

Ann Hauden, a Spencer Township resident, told deputies a neighbor found the female bobcat Saturday in the backyard of their property and called her.

Ms. Hauden wrapped a blanket around the animal, which appeared to be badly dehydrated, and took it to her home, where it died several hours later.

The animal, which had been declawed by a previous owner, had little chance of surviving on its own, Ms. Hauden said.

Her three bobcats, for which she had a license, went missing Aug. 3 after someone used wire cutters during a burglary to open an outdoor cage and free the animals. One was found alive later that night, and a neighbor found a second one alive and well last week.


Recommended for You


Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.








Poll