- Average litter 2-4 kittens
- Kittens weigh 10-12 ounces at birth and are born blind and helpless. They will also nurse for about 60 days.
- The bobcat's claws are retractable.
- Adult bobcat tracks have an overall round appearance with four round toe pads in both front and rear prints.
- They are typically quiet but may give high-pitched screams or low growls. During breeding season bobcats become more vocal.
- Ledges and rock outcroppings are important terrain features in bobcat habitat.
- Excellent runners, climbers and swimmers.
- Excellent vision and hearing along with a good sense of smell.
- Den in hollow logs, caves, brush piles and rock crevices.
- Females may line den with dry leaves, moss, or grass.
- Bobcats are territorial and have large home ranges.
- Most active just after dark and before dawn.
- Very secretive, solitary and seldom seen by humans.
- Compared to other wildlife species they rarely cause conflicts with human activities.
- Not a significant vector of disease.
- Average size 24-40 inches long.
- Average weight 10-40 lbs.
- Bobcats tail much shorter than that of a domestic cat, tail is about five inches long.
- The bobcat's hair is short and dense.
- The back of the bobcat can be colored reddish brown buff to gray.
- The underbelly is white with black spots; several black bars line the inside of the fore legs. The tail is the same color as the back; several faint dark bands line the tail and become more distinct at the tip. The underside of tail is whitish.
- Strictly carnivorous the bobcat prey upon rabbits, rodents, birds and deer
- Bobcats waste considerable meat and kill more than they can eat.
- Cache their food: cover kills with leaves and grass for future consumption.