Mississippi Regulations on Wild and Exotic Felines
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
P.O. Box 451
Jackson, MS 39205
Short Summary: Must obtain permit for all large feline species (pantheras) as well as clouded, snows, cheetahs and cougars. Can get personal possession, or breeding or exhibiting permits. Requires $100,000 per animal Liability insurance, health certificate $300.00 per animal yearly fee. Sanctuaries are exempted from paying yearly fee, only if they are USDA Class C licensed. Permits have caging, housing, record keeping requirements.
Possession of bobcats is prohibited.