How You Can Help

Report sightings of wild-living cats, make a donation or adopt a wildcat, volunteer and get involved in Scottish Wildcat Action.

recorded sightings

how do I know if it was a wildcat?

Some visual pointers - click one of the cats for more information.


Scottish wildcat

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Feral Cat

Feral tabby cat

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Hybrid Cat

Hybrid cat

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Scottish wildcats are on the edge and need help now before it's too late.

5 ways your donation could help:

  1. To vaccinate and neuter feral cats
  2. Providing food and shelter for breeding pairs
  3. Developing a schools programme
  4. Monitoring equipment & transport
  5. Producing information literature


Sending a cheque? Please make cheques payable to "Royal Zoological Society of Scotland" and enclose the following form. Send your cheque and completed form to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS.

NB: Scottish Wildcat Action is a partnership project, and our partner, The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (charity no. SC004064) are processing all donations. All funds are, however, ring-fenced for Scottish Wildcat Action work.

Direct Debit Unfortunately, we do not have the resources at present to process Direct Debit donations.


  • £10
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  • £100

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Volunteer for Scottish Wildcat Action

Ideal For:

  • We have a fabulous volunteer community so at present don't require any new volunteers. Please keep an eye on this page and our social media channels to find out about future opportunities
  • We have created a handy wildcat camera trapping guide which you can download here


Scottish Wildcat Action on twitter

Scottish Wildcats @SaveOurWildcats