small cats Archives - Wild Cat Family

Pampas Cats – Cats 6 to 10 of 13 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola) The Pampas Cats comprise five of the thirteen wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats. The small spotted cats of the Leopardus family are distributed throughout Central and South America. The Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola) … Read More

Guina – Cat 5 of 13 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Guiña (Leopardus guigna) The Guiña is one of the thirteen wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats. The small spotted cats of the Leopardus family are distributed throughout Central and South America. The diminutive Guiña occurs primarily in Chile … Read More

Andean Cat – Cat 3 of 8 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Andean Cat (Leopardus jacobita) The Andean Cat, or Andean Mountain Cat, is one of the eight wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats, also known as the Ocelot family of cats. (Update: there are now thirteen Leopardus cats according … Read More

Geoffroy’s Cat – Cat 2 of 8 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Geoffroy’s Cat (Leopardus geoffroyi) The Geoffroy’s Cat is one of the eight wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats, also known as the Ocelot family of cats. (Update: there are now thirteen Leopardus cats according to taxonomy changes since … Read More

Asiatic Golden Cat – Cat 3 of 3 in the Bay Cat family

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Asiatic Golden Cat (Catopuma temminckii) The Asiatic Golden Cat is one of the three wild cats in the Bay Cat family. The other two close relatives of this cat are the Borneo Bay Cat and the Marbled Cat. These small cats inhabit … Read More