I don't remember which of my damnfool college friends was keeping an ocelot as a house pet in central Ohio in the mid-sixties.
And even a young and callow fellow such as I knew it was not an ideal arrangement for the ocelot, nor for the person living with such very territorial animals.
But if you like having a cat on your lap, …
Fun Fact: At this same time, Gram Parsons (Other>Necropolis, photo 2) was keeping an ocelot in his parents' home in Winter Haven, Florida -- a much more hospitable climate for the animal -- and letting it use the pool.
ProTip: Poor image quality due to this being a scan of an Instamatic print.