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African Golden Cats (see Asian below) Common Name: African Golden Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Profelis) Species: aurata  Photo By: Christina Loke Misc.: This cat was originally classified as 2 distinct species due to color variations. The red phase was called the "Golden" cat, while the gray phase was called the "Silver" cat. Today, they are recognized as a single species with 2 color variations. It is referred to in some areas as "the Leopard's Read More