Savannah Breed Profile
(according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savannah_(cat)
Laws governing ownership of Savannah cats in the
United States vary according to state. Most notably,
hybrid catsdefined as a domestic / wild species'
crosssuch as the Savannah are illegal to own
as pets in the state of New York as of 2005. The majority
of states, however, follow federal and USDA code,
which define wild / domesticated Hybrid crosses as
Savannah X Savannah BreedingOther states known to
have laws restricting hybrid cat ownership include
but are not necessarily limited to: AK, IA, HI, MA,
and GA. Savannahs more than 5 generations from the
Serval are allowed to be owned in NY state, but not
in the city of New York. Wild Trax will not sell Savannahs
or Bengals to persons who live in states or cities
that restrict hybrid cat ownership. Visit the Hybrid
Law website below to check your state laws. Note:
you will have to check your local city and state laws
directly with those offices.
IS A SAVANNAH RIGHT FOR YOU?
You can also find more info about
the Savannah breed on our FAQ
page and be sure to check out our Breed
Comparison Chart if you need help deciding on
which of our breeds is the best fit for your family.
Wild Trax is no longer
offering Savannahs. Please visit http://www.savannahcat.com/public/index.php
for a listing of Savannah breeders by state and country.