Bobcats in Glendale

Since we're talking cats this week, a reader in Glendale passes along more sightings:

No photographic evidence; but up here on the shoulder of the Verdugo Hills (right across the canyon from Glendale Community College) we've had plenty of recent sightings of bobcats. Hadn't previously seen one in some 30 years of living in the hills at the top of Royal Canyon; but I've got one who walks along the block wall at the back of my backyard. Same cat has been observed out in the street at corner of Balmoral and Kildonan a couple of blocks away sitting there in the early morning; neighbor across the ridgeline has seen three sitting together in his backyard. Neat to see these critters, especially since they haven't been around (or at least not visibly around) in the past. Neighbors also claim to have observed mountain lions in the neighborhood--that's a little less probable, but we've got a deer herd in the hills and cats like to stay next to their groceries. Mike Myers

Thanks, Mike.

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