Bengal Cat of 1889

There is a reference to a wild cat hybrid in Harrison Weir’s excellent book of 1889, Our Cats and all about them (note: the title is written exactly as per the original). I am told the book is copyright protected … please continue reading

Wild Cat Hybrid Kittens Picture

This is one of Helmi Flick’s cat group specials. They are her trademark, almost. Their success is dependent on Ken Flick getting the cats into position and Helmi timing the moment when she fires the camera shutter. These are fleeting … please continue reading

Leopard Cat Description

The Chinese call this cat species, “money cat” (錢貓 – chinch’ien mao) because the spots look like coins. The leopard cat is relatively slim in build. Its size and coloring varies substantially. The Asian leopard cat, as it is sometimes … please continue reading

Leopard Cat Range

This leopard cat range (distribution) is set out in the embedded map below, which I made using Google My Maps. The map can be moved around by holding down left click while moving the mouse and also zoomed in and … please continue reading

Iriomote Cat

Iriomote Cat © PoC This small wildcat is a subspecies of the Asian Leopard Cat. Scientific classification Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Carnivora Family Felidae Genus Prionailurus Species P. bengalensis Sub-species (ssp) iriomotensis Scientific name: Prionailurus bengalensis ssp. … please continue reading