Category: African wildcat

An African wildcat looking like a hybrid and a tabby domestic cat

What is a “caffre cat”?

The wildcats of South Africa and Namibia are sometimes referred to as “caffre cats”. They are a species of small wild cat looking like a tabby domestic cat. The Mirriam-Webster dictionary tells us that...

African wildcat in urban environment

Are African wildcats friendly?

The answer is, Yes and No. By default they are not friendly because they are held back by fear and suspicion as they are inherently solitary and territorial. However, it seems that this small...

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