(Blantyre, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland)
I think I have just seen TWO wildcats in my garden. I went into my kitchen and noticed my own two domestic cats were sitting up at the window, then all of a sudden I heard what sounded like a baby crying.
I assumed it was maybe another domestic cat outside my window crying but in saying that this crying was different. It was so loud and almost like howling rather than crying. I then looked out my window and noticed two cats.
At this point I was still assuming they were domestic cats. One of them was on my bin and the other was on the grass. The one on the bin jumped off and started fighting with the other cat. They both got scared off a bit by what appeared to be my neighbour throwing water over them. But they didn’t run away the way I would expect normal cats to run away. They just moved along the path a bit.
It was at this point that I noticed one of the cats was much bigger than a domestic cat, it was more like the size of a dog. It was stood there still for some time so I decided to try and shoot some footage of it. The only problem is it was really dark and I only have a camera phone so you can’t make it out, but you can make out the crying noise.
I am not mad, and not making this up. I definitely saw TWO wildcats in Blantyre which is in Lanarkshire in Scotland. The other thing that struck me is that my cats didn’t act how I would’ve expected them to act with other domestic cats. My cats were genuinely scared of these BIG cats and went into hiding. Normally if my cats see other cats outside they will be going made trying to get out to challenge them.