This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.Missouri Department of Conservation. Pictures of the animal match the departments description of a bobcat, including a tawny coat with black spots, tufted ears and flares of fur around the jowls. The animal is 2 to 4 feet long and weighs up to 40 pounds. In the pictures, the animal appears to take a stroll through the neighborhood, stopping to lay down and relax near a patio to enjoy the sunny weather. It seemed fitting that the wild cat felt right at home in this community. Afterall, the high school mascot is the Wildcats.