All Wild Cats List. Another exotic cat that can be a pet is the ocelot. Fewer than 2500 individuals are thought to exist.
There are various species of wild cats. Use the search bar to search for a particular wild cat. The complete illustrated encyclopedia of cats& kittens.
All 41 living cat species in the list below (40 wild cats plus the domestic cat) are believed to be descended from a common ancestor that lived in asia between 11.6 and 5.3 million years ago.
There are 36 species of wild cats. The information below is a copy of the overview on our sister website wild cats magazine where the descriptions reside. Aside from these ‘indirect threats’, cats are specifically targeted by people for a variety of reasons. The table is sorted alphabetically by common name to start.