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A bobcat takes a break and lounges outside northwest Calgary home

Bobcats have been known to frequent Calgary neighbourhoods, but rarely do they take a long cat nap in a backyard. Frances Jablonca told CBC News that a bobcat jumped the gate at her home in Silver Springs, a neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, on March 12 and lounged in her yard all day.

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Watch this lazy bobcat take a snooze in a Calgary backyard

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1 month ago
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This very sleepy bobcat stirred up some excitement and great commentary at a Calgary household this week. (Video: Frances Jablonca) 1:15

Bobcats frequent Calgary neighbourhoods but rarely do they take a long cat nap in a backyard.

Frances Jablonca told CBC News that a bobcat jumped the gate at her home in Silver Springs, a neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, on March 12.

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She says it then took a long nap on a retaining wall at her house before strutting off.

Check out the amazing photos below.

(Submitted by Frances Jablonca)
(Submitted by Frances Jablonca )
(Submitted by Frances Jablonca)
(Submitted by Frances Jablonca)
(Submitted by Frances Jablonca)
(Submitted by Frances Jablonca)

We also received some amazing submissions from other Calgarians that have seen bobcats in their own backyards.

(Submitted by E. Lau)
(Submitted by E. Lau)
(Submitted by E. Lau)
(Submitted by Jill Lehne)
(Submitted by Wanda P.)

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