STAFFORD TOWNSHIP (AP) -- A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's home.

Rocky the bobcat at Popcorn Park Zoo
Rocky the bobcat at Popcorn Park Zoo (Popcorn Park Zoo)

Stafford Township police say Rocky was found around 7 a.m. Wednesday, a day after fleeing from Ginny Fine's home in Stafford Township. The 38-pound bobcat had eluded animal control officials on Tuesday by running into a wooded area.

The wayward pet has been taken to a nearby zoo.

Rocky has been the subject of an ongoing legal fight between Fine and town officials because of its repeated escapes. Fine was cited for allowing Rocky to run at large and is due in municipal court on Dec. 5.

Fine has said Rocky is a hybrid of a bobcat and Maine coon cat.

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