Wildcat

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…

2 weeks 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…

1 month 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…

3 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…

4 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…

5 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…

7 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…

8 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…

11 months ago

Human’s preferred temperature is between 17°C and 23°C which suits our domestic cat companions

It probably goes without saying that both the wild ancestor of our domestic cats and our human ancestors come from…

1 year ago

Scottish wildcats are extinct or on the brink of extinction in the wild

A study recently concluded that Scottish wildcats are now part of the same gene pool as domestic cats which means…

2 years ago