|Baillieu govt sinks claws into big cat mystery|
Decades of shadowy sightings, grisly livestock kills and mysterious paw prints are being scrutinised as scientists sink their claws into verifying the existence of Victorian big cats. But rather than scouring bushland for the fearsome beasts armed with ...
And now to America where pumas seem to be expanding their range at a rate of knots. Forgive my political scepticism, but I find it peculiar that all this has happened a year after the American Government declared the Eastern Puma to be extinct. It is interesting to see that the American newspaper reports are almost equally divided between demonising these creatures and calling for their protection
Horse Attacked By Big Cat Near Aitkin
Aitkin, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- A horse owner in rural Aitkin is warning other livestock owners of a large wild cat that may be on the loose in the area. According to the Brainerd Dispatch, Lori Hart's 900 pound horse Molly was mauled by a big cat.
Aitkin County horse owner warns others of big cat attack
A horse owner whose 900-pound mare was attacked by a mountain lion or cougar wants other animal owners in Aitkin County to be on the lookout for the big cats. Lori Hart's quarter horse Molly was mauled last week on her property north of Aitkin. Hart ...
Large, wild cat attacks horse in Aitkin Co. - BringMeTheNews.com
Last week 900-pound quarter horse, Molly, belonging to Lori Hart of rural Aitkin County was mauled by a cat that a veterinarian confirmed was either a mountain lion or a cougar. Molly is recovering although the attack left the horse with a nasty ...
Quarter horse mare attacked by large wild cat - Brainerd Dispatch MN
Last week her 900-pound quarter horse mare, Molly, was mauled by a cat that a Pierz veterinarian confirmed was either a mountain lion or a cougar. The cat, Hart said, took "a big old chunk out of her hindquarters." She said the veterinarian's office ...
Big Cat Attacks Horse In Aitkin « CBS Minnesota
A woman whose horse was attacked by a big cat wants to warn other animal owners in Minnesota. The attack happened north of the town of Aitkin last week ...
Horse Attacked By Big Cat Near Aitkin | Northland's NewsCenter ...
Aitkin, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- A horse owner near Aitkin, MN is warning other livestock owners of a big cat that may be lurking around the area.
Moving away from Aitkin, MN and Molly the Mare to other North American big cat news
Big Kitty in a Big City
Police and animal control officers swarmed the Harrah's Casino in Reno, Nevada Friday after a wayward mountain lion was spotted near the building. Officers were able to subdue the lion with a tranquilizer dart. They later returned the big cat to the wild.
Rangers Shoot 1 Cougar In Boulder, Chase Off Another
Churchill said rangers still hope to later catch that mountain lion and place a tracking device on the big cat. The second mountain lion was spotted later that night, near Mapleton Avenue and 26th Street, about five blocks from where the first cougar ...
BC woman recounts 'surreal' cougar attack in her house
Prime had only seconds to throw up her arms and legs to shield her face before the big cat attacked. "I moved to try and block myself, and it kind of jumped up and I screamed." Despite the animal's poor condition, it was still far from an even match ...
|BC woman credits dog with saving her from cougar attack|
According to Tuesday's publication of the Toronto Sun, the hungry cat's plans were waylaid by a dog named "Vicious." Vicious, a border collie, preempted the big cat's imminent attack by chasing it out of the house, and up a hill. Angie Prime, Vicious ...
Lynden, Wash., 'cougar' sightings turn out to be big house cat
LYNDEN, Wash. — Police in Lynden, Wash., say the multiple reports they received of a "cougar" sighting near the fairgrounds turned out to be a very muscular orange-colored domestic cat. Police Chief Jack Foster tells the Bellingham Herald ...
No more sightings of big cats
The Chronicle Journal
It's been almost a week since the last report of a big cat, possibly a cougar, prowling the city of Thunder Bay. There have been no sightings since last Tuesday of the animal which had been reported wandering the wooded areas near Lakehead University ...
Police: Cougar sightings in Lynden were false alarm
That time an officer was able to get within a few feet of the animal at 3 p.m. and discovered it was, in fact, a big cat - a big domestic cat. From a distance, Foster acknowledged, the large feline did look like a cougar because of "the way the fur is ...
Cougar attacks alarm Vancouver Island farmers
Big cat fearless. But farm owner Nigel Bass said he has seen a big cat on his property, and is concerned about its apparent fearlessness. “This was much bigger than I thought it would be and not terribly afraid of me,” Bass said. “It's a little bit of ...
|The Moutain Lions And The Mobile Home Park|
One of the cats escaped the Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers hunting the pair and is still on the loose. Mountain Lion (Photo by Malcolm/Creative Commons via Wikimedia). One of the big cats was spotted at around 8 p.m. in the area of a back yard hot ...
Whatever one might think of the reaction of the American authorities to the burgeoning numbers of pumas across the country, their policy towards the much rarer US jaguars seems praiseworthy.
Jaguars will have an area of critical habitat established for them in SW ...
The Wildlife News
This is a big thing for the big cat that is a rare inhabitant of the SW U.S. The trouble is jaguars may not even inhabit the United States on a continuing basis. There is no doubt that they do from time to time. Photos from “trail cameras,” and the ...
Fish and Wildlife Service eyes more than 800,000 acres for jaguar ...
By Natasha Khan
Cronkite News. Big cat habitat. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife has identified 838,233 acres in Arizona and New Mexico as potential habitat for the endangered jaguar. The areas are: - About 138,975 acres in the Baboquivari Mountains, Arizona ...
And in Israel, sand cats have bred in a local zoo
4 Rare (and Adorable) Sand Cat Kittens Born in Israeli Zoo (Video)
Native to deserts in northern Africa and southwest and central Asia, the sand cat has evolved to survive in such a harsh climte and, says the site ZooBorns, can thrive in far drier environments than any other feline. Like the Fennec Fox, Sand Cats have ...
|Rare Sand Cat Kittens Born In Israel|
Rotem was paired with Sela, a male cat from Poland, as part of a European breeding program for sand cats, a species listed as “near threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Sand cats typically give birth to an average of three ...
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In India, the authorities are far more pragmatic about their big cats
A tiger killed a tribal woman trapped by forest ... - Big Cat Rescue
MYSORE: A day after a tiger, which supposedly killed a tribal woman, was trapped by forest department officials using an elephant in Heggadadevana Kote on Sunday. The big cat has been shifted to Mysore zoo to treat injury on a front limb.
Leopard rescued after becoming impaled on metal railings
The female big cat, aged around 4 years, seems to have got struck while jumping over a 7-ft compound of the BEML factory, some 12 kms away from Mysore city in Tamil Nadu. The incident came to light after security personnel alerted forest ...
Man-eating tiger rescued in Mysore
Times of India
The big cat has been shifted to Mysore zoo to treat injury on a front limb. However, its condition is stable. The cat is suffering from an injury on its left front leg and it also has two healed wounds marks on its back. Authorities will later take a ...
Tiger cub dies during zoo exam at Assiniboine ... - Big Cat Rescue
A baby tiger at Assiniboine Park Zoo has died. Reka, an Amur tiger, had just celebrated his first birthday July 29. He and his sister Sarma were born in the zoo to parents Baikal and Kendra. The animals are also known as Siberian tigers.
Ailing white tiger at Bokaro park dies
A white big cat who was stuck by paralysis died at Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park (JNB) in Bokaro Steel City on Saturday, officials informed. Thousand of animal lovers socked with the death as it's the second death of big cat at Bokaro Zoo this year ...
|Bhimbar: Villagers shoot a leopard dead|
The News International
Azad Jammu & Kashmir is home to two of the world's big cats, the common leopard (Panthera pardus) and the snow leopard (Uncia uncia), a cat so secretive few have been privileged enough to get a glimpse of it in the wild. Reportedly, the killing to an ...
Illegal lion shows go on for Gir tourists
Tour operators in Gir offer live cattle as bait to lions in order to to show tourists how the big cats hunt, which is illegal. RAJKOT: Wildlife activists have demanded a ban on illegal lion shows in Amreli district on the outskirts of Gujarat's Gir ...
And finally a bit of feline teratology..
Rare two-faced cat lives 12 years, sets record
First Coast News
"It's funny because people walk up to him thinking it's a nice, fluffy white cat and they're walking up with a big smile on their face to pat him, like, 'Oh, what a beautiful cat' and I see a look of horror come over their faces when they actually see ...
|Two-faced cat pics: Venus the chimera cat is not a Photoshop creation|
Venus even posts on her own Facebook page, where she calls her owners "Mommy" and "Daddy," which might be a little annoying if she weren't just 3 years old -- and a cat. Her owner writes in ... She acts like a big baby in the way that she loves to be ...