Photos: Bobcat gets trapped in Tucson home

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Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas
Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas
Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas
Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas
Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas Animal experts had to rescue a young bobcat that fell into a Tucson's home solarium and got stuck. By Jennifer Thomas

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A bobcat found a nice home in Tucson while the owners, who are snowbirds, were away.

Tucson TV station KVOA said the young bobcat fell into the solarium from the roof and got stuck.

There were all kinds of scratch marks on the window from the animal trying to escape.

A family member heard the trapped bobcat. It scared her at first, but she's laughing about it now.

"I do like cats -- far away from me, but I do like cats," Kelly Jacobson said.

Animal crews were called in to rescue the critter on Wednesday.

"Gives you that little adrenaline boost," said animal expert Jeff Carver. "It's better than a double cappuccino."

The bobcat is OK and was taken to Forever Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center.

"Oh, I'm sure she'll be fine," said Darlene Braastad, who has worked there for 17 years. "I don't expect any problems at all. She should be just fine."

The bobcat, which is only a few months old, even has a new foster mother. Bisbee has been helping cats learn how to stay wild for five years, which rescuers believe is necessary because the youngster was supposed to stay with her mother until her first birthday.

Crews hope to release the bobcat back into the wild next spring.