Owning a wild cat
April 18, 2003 1:54 AM Subscribe
Is the U.S. the last Western country where wild animals can be kept as pets?
Why? And why not? Although this
is definitely cute and this
is even cuter, it's just not the same. When I was young, several of my friends with ranches kept pumas. But no longer - it's now illegal in Argentina. Though I understand all the problems
, I fail to see why
, in principle
, it should be. If hunting them is - aargh! - allowed and promoted
, why not owning them? Does anyone know of any resources on the Net about buying and owning wild cats? Or indeed wild animals in general? I couldn't find one
to balance this post. Where do people get them? How do they know how to keep them? [Though I did find a very amusing column about ferrets in Jeremy Clarke's column for today's Spectator...
posted by Carlos Quevedo (10 comments total)