Are Savannah cats legal in your state?

This list is a reference but state and county laws are constantly changing.  Please check your local laws to make sure Savannahs are legal there.  This list is for Savannah cats only.  Since Savannah cats are a hybrid of Serval cats, this list does not apply to Servals.


Alabama: Legal
Alaska: Illegal since 1-23-2002 (Grandfathered with permit before then)
Arkansas: Legal
Arizona: Legal
California: Legal
Colorado: Legal if you have fourth generation or lower.
Connecticut: Illegal since 10-1-1996 from outside of the state
Delaware:  Legal
Florida: Legal
Georgia: Illegal.  Only fourth generation Bengals allowed.
Hawaii: Illegal
Iowa: Illegal
Idaho: Legal
Illinois: Legal
Indiana: Legal if you have a third generation of lower.
Kansas: Legal
Kentucky: Legal
Louisiana: Legal
Massachusetts: Legal if you have a fourth generation or lower.
Maryland: Legal
Maine: Legal
Michigan: Legal
Minnesota: Legal
Missouri: Legal
Mississippi: Legal
Montana: Legal
North Carolina: Legal
North Dakota: Legal
Nebraska: Legal
New Hampshire: Legal
New Jersey: Legal
New Mexico: Legal
Nevada: Legal
New York: legal if you have fifth generation of lower.  Illegal inside of New York City itself.
Ohio: Legal
Oklahoma: Legal
Oregon: Legal
Pennsylvania: Legal
Rhode Island: Legal
South Carolina: Legal
South Dakota: Legal
Tennessee: Legal
Texas: Legal
Utah: Legal
Vermont: Legal
Virginia: Legal
Washington: Legal
Wisconsin: Legal
West Virginia: Legal
Wyoming: Legal

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