This blog is becoming active again, thanks to reader interest and progress I have made in the meantime on a book about cats. This book
Sorting out wildcats is almost as difficult as herding cats. Here are general categories of these beautiful wild felines.
Lions can roar, but they can’t purr. This is because their vocal tract is shaped differently from a smaller cat.
Call it what you will – cougar, panther, puma, catamount, or mountain lion. This beautiful animal has charisma.
Southeast Asia’s flat-headed cat is even rarer than the fishing cat. It’s also considered to be a better fisher.
This adorable feline has an impressive scientific alter ego: “Otocolobus manul”. Despite that metal-sounding name, Pallas cats aren’t superheroes – they are little cats that have carved out their own niche in an enormous, unfriendly world.