Bobcat in the backyard

bobcat_backyard by Suzanne Mantell

Photo by Suzanne Mantell

A shady spot in the backyard is a perfect place to relax on a summer afternoon. That’s what this bobcat did last week after it strolled into the yard of Suzanne Mantell and Peter Friedman, who live in the Monterey Hills section of South Pasadena next to El Sereno.  The big cat hung out for about 30 minutes under a Chinese elm before taking off, Mantell said.

“Bobcat sightings aren’t that rare, but it was a treat to see such a beautiful creature,” she said.

bobcat_closeup_Suzanne Mantell

Photo by Suzanne Mantell

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  1. Please, nobody feed it, put a bow on it or name it!

  2. I just was a bobcat in my front yard on Ivanhoe Drive, Silverlake this morning. What a surprise!

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