Tagged: hybridization

Domestic cats can and do mate with many species of wild cat

Can domestic cats breed with wildcats?

Yes, domestic cats can and do mate (breed) with wildcats. There is a slight complication in answering the question to do with definitions. The word ‘wildcat’ means the species of wild cat called ‘wildcats’!...

Ocelot-cougar hybrid is viable

There is a nice reference in Wikipedia to a purported ocelot-cougar hybrid. A mating of a puma and an ocelot can happen but in my travels over the internet you only see it happen...

1960s purported bobcat hybrid but a tabby domestic cat

Can a cat have a baby with a bobcat?

The question is interesting because it is loosely formulated. What it is asking is can the domestic cat mate with a bobcat to create hybrid offspring and the best answer comes from Sarah Hartwell...

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