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Leopard Cat Facts

Leopard Cat Common Name: Leopard Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Prionailurus) P.b. euptilura Amur Leopard Cat Species: bengalensis Misc.: This cat has been the subject of long debate as to its taxonomic status. There are numerous subspecies that some feel should be classified as individual species in their own right and other species that are felt should be classified as a subspecies of the Leopard Cat.   Subspecies: P.b. bengalensis Read More

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Mr E

  MR E Male Leopard Cat DOB 6/30/00 - 5/27/14   We quit breeding cats in 1997 when our Co-Founder disappeared.  We spent the next 3 years building better Cat-A-Tats for our 200 residents. We neutered and spayed all of the bobcats, cougars and lynx first. We had a pair of Amur Leopard Cats who had lived together since 1995. In the Spring of 2000 the Leopard Cats moved into their new 1000 square foot Cat-A-Tat with it’s bushes, trees and underground dens. It must have been very romantic. Much to our amazement, Shalimar Read More

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Trick E

TRICK E Male Amur Leopard Cat DOB 4/15/01 Sponsor Trick E http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-1002/Leopard-Cat-Sponsorship/Detail   Only two Amur Leopard Cats were born in this hemisphere between 2000-2001 according to ISIS. Both were born here. These cats have been recommended for phase out by the Felid TAG to make room for "more important cats". There are only 11 left on this side of the world and three of them are here. Mr. E and Trick-E. will provide many years of education about the serious plight that their wild Read More

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Save Leopard Cats in Taiwan

Leopard Cats are Losing their Last Foothold in Taiwan   According to the Forestry Bureau, it's a class-one endangered animal in Taiwan, with fewer than 1,000 estimated remaining island-wide.   Recently there has been a on-going news in Taiwan concerning the threat to the survival of the Leopard Cats, an endangered species, and the conservation of their natural habitat.  It was revealed in the news that the authorities from Miaoli county hava approved a development plan for a massively sized death care facility and graveyards Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue New Black Cat Found in Sunderbans

New Black Cat Found in Sunderbans   The leopard cat, like the bobcat, has many variations in their coat pattern, and black would have a hunting advantage in a dark, forested area. http://bigcatrescue.org/2011/leopard-cat-facts The images they show in the piece are a black leopard adult and cub, but if you listen closely, they say the cat is just a bit larger than a domestic cat. Read More
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