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.
SCOTTISH WILDCAT ACTION – 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.identify
OLDEST WILDCAT: The earliest found fossils of the Martelli’s wildcat are about 2 million years old
If you have seen a feral, hybrid or wildcat in the Scottish Highlands, let us know.i have seen a wildcat