Connecticut

Summary: 

Connecticut prohibits private possession of big cats. It is unlawful to possess potentially dangerous animals in Connecticut and Connecticut law classifies lions, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, ocelots, jaguarondi cats, pumas, lynx, and bobcats as potentially dangerous animals. Some organizations are exempt and may lawfully possess big cats, including municipal parks or zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums or the Zoological Association of America, nature centers, museums, exhibitors, laboratories, research facilities, or scientific and educational institutions registered with the United States Department of Agriculture.

Classification: 
Ban
Color: 
gray