Wildcat

European wildcat in western Switzerland threatened by mating with domestic cats

We know that the Scottish wildcat is either extinct in the wild in Scotland or very nearly so because of…

3 weeks ago

Picture of female Chinese mountain cat and her kittens in the wild

This picture of a female Chinese mountain cat and her kittens has just emerged although the date on the camera…

3 months ago

What does the European wildcat eat?

There have been many reports that this small wild cat species is primarily a rodent catcher. They do also feed…

3 months ago

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…

4 months ago

Are African wildcats friendly?

The answer is, Yes and No. By default they are not friendly because they are held back by fear and…

6 months ago

Picture of a Chinese desert cat a.k.a. Chinese mountain cat

This cat should be called the Chinese steppe cat (an area of flat, unforested grassland). Perhaps the name Chinese desert…

7 months ago

Ironic that this wind farm will kill cats and birds

OPINION ON NEWS FROM THE SCOTSMAN: We know that one downside of the necessary expansion of wind farms is that…

8 months ago

Is it okay for cats to eat flies and spiders?

Yes, it is perfectly okay for domestic cats to eat flies, spiders and bugs of all kinds but see the…

10 months ago

TNR on African stray cats to save African wildcat

The African wildcat is suffering the same barrier to survival as the Scottish wildcat. This small wild cat species has…

11 months ago

Wildcat to be reintroduced to England’s Derwent valley at Cattiside?

There is talk about the reintroduction of the beautiful wildcat, which was once native to England, to the Derwent valley…

1 year ago