Feline Conservation Federation

State Regulation of Wild Felines

       Click on your state below to find links to the appropriate state agencies that regulate wild feline possession as well as a brief summary of the current state laws. FCF makes every effort to keep summaries current, however, you are strongly advised to verify this infomation by reading the state’s department of wildlife, department of natural resource, department of game and fish or department of agriculture’s regulatory code. 
    Additionally there may be city or county regulations that also regulate the possession of wild and exotic felines. County regulations are not provided with the table information below. You need to research this before acquiring an exotic feline.

 

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