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We rely on sightings from the general public to help us protect what's left of our native cat. If you have seen a wildcat, a feral domestic cat or a hybrid (a cat with mixed wildcat and domestic cat ancestry), please let us know.

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SCOTTISH WILDCAT ACTION – PRIORITY AREAS

Priority Areas

Strathbogie, Angus Glens, Northern Strathspey, Morvern, Strathpeffer or Strathavon

We are starting with creating safe places for wildcats in these six priority areas. Find out more.

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LEARN HOW TO IDENTIFY A SCOTTISH WILDCAT

Learn how to ID a wildcat from a feral cat or your domestic moggy.

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Wildcat Facts

WINTER WARMER: Wildcats have over 30,000 hairs per cm2 so their fur is really soft and dense

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Report sightings

If you have seen a feral, hybrid or wildcat in the Scottish Highlands, let us know.

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Scottish wildcat: Photo by Peter Cairns, Northshots

Scottish Wildcat Action on twitter

Scottish Wildcats @SaveOurWildcats

Have you seen a cat in the Scottish Highlands that looks like it's living wild? Report it and help save wildcats. thndr.me/BefLyV

26 Sep