Scottish Wild Cat/Wildcat Felis silvestris (silvestris/grampia)

Wild Cat
Wildcat
The Scottish Wild Cat or Wildcat looks similar to a domestic tabby but is its original wild ancestor.
Very Wild Cat
Wildcats
The Wild Cat used to range much of the UK but is now limited to the Highlands of Scotland. It has a tabby grey coat and a thicker tail than domestic cats, with black bands and a black tip.
Scottish Wild Cat
Wild Wildcat
Wild Cat
It is endangered from interbreeding with feral dommestic cats, diluting its species line. Some say there are about 400 individuals left in the wild in Scotland but experts claim that about 300 of those are hybrids with domestic stock and only some 100 remain pure.
Wildcat
Scottish Wildcat
Wild Cat
It is mainly solitary and mainly nocturnal. Prey is mainly rabbits, hares and rodents.
Wildcat
Angry Scottish Wildcat
Wild Cat
The European Wildcat, Felis silvestris, ranges across some of continental Europe, the Caucasus, Africa and the Middle East. Some include the Scottish population in the European nominal subspecies and some give it its own subspecies of F. s. grampia.