Tag Archives: Scottish wildcat

Change is afoot

Dr Roo Campbell, Priority Areas Manager for Scottish Wildcat Action, reflects on what autumn means for the Scottish Wildcat. As we drift through autumn, we have an opportunity to reflect on where we are in the annual life-cycle of the … Continue reading

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Supercat swings into action to save Scottish wildcat!

Scottish Wildcat Action have just launched an innovative and fun new campaign to save the endangered Scottish wildcat. ‘Supercat’ will appear on social media as part of a drive to boost responsible cat ownership. Breeding between wildcats and what are … Continue reading

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Dùthaich nan Cat – Land of the Cats

The wildcat is named on many of our natural features, as Ruairidh MacIlleathain explains. Read the full Gaelic version below. For an animal that’s rarely seen today, the Scottish wildcat appears on our maps surprisingly often, particularly in the Gàidhealtachd. … Continue reading

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Spotted: Scottish wildcat sighted at Parliament

Vicky MacDonald is the Communications Coordinator for the Scottish Wildcat Action project. Here she gives us an insight into why this project is important and what their new website hopes to achieve. It’s not every day you get to wear … Continue reading

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Species of the month – wildcat

When is a wild cat a wildcat? There has been quite a lot in the press lately about the authenticity or otherwise of the Scottish wildcat. What is it that marks some animals out as the genuine article, separating them … Continue reading

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A focus for Scottish wildcat action

A recent study highlighted six areas recommended as priorities for future wildcat conservation work in Scotland. The study comes as part of the Scottish Wildcat Conservation Action Plan, which aims to protect our best remaining wildcat populations. The report detected … Continue reading

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