New Jersey bears have it easy. There is strong resistance to a hunting season in the Garden State, even with an expanding bruin population. There are lots of food sources in every suburban backyard - birdfeeders most especially. Then again, they have to contend with ferocious adversaries, like domestic cats.
Jack the cat sure scared the britches off this old softy. We had a cat that once stalked a stork that had wandered off from a nearby zoo, but never a bear.
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