Here are a selection of mystery cat stories from around the world:
Search on for moutain lion running about Boise
Tracks. Mountain lions have retractable claws, similar to domestic cats. So mountain lion tracks do not have claw marks. If you see big paw prints with claw marks, those are almost always from a dog. It's relatively common for a mountain lion to follow ...
There are several more stories on this cat, which - by the way - was shot in the end.
Second big cat sighting results in animal being killed in Santa Monica
Contra Costa Times
Police received a call at 5:45 am that a large cat was roaming around 2nd Street and Arizona Avenue. A maintenance worker discovered the 3-year-old male cat 15 minutes later within a courtyard in a building at 1227 2nd Street.
Big cat shot near mall
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
A typical home range for mountain lions is around 200 square miles for adult males, said the agency that has been conducting a study since 2002 in the Santa Monica Mountains to determine how urbanization is affecting the large cats.
Corinna keeps on telling me not to make crass political jokes every time the American authorities shoot a puma, so I shall refrain from doing so...
Iriomote Oyamaneko 窶�
The Iriomote Great Mountain Cat ﾂｫ 逋ｾ迚ｩ隱� ...
By Zack Davisson
Japan has a few legends of big cats. The original stories of the neko-mata was of a great beast like a tiger, and not the split-tailed cat we know today. It is unknown if these accounts were based on an actual creature; there is fossil evidence of a ...
Search fails to find tiger reported roaming free in Washington state
One of the men who reported seeing the animal, Travis Johnson, said, "I was checking on the corn crop I had planted and I did see a cat - fairly large - and they're telling me it's a tiger. I thought it was going to kill my livestock or my neighbour's ...