Sand Cat Facts Interesting. The name felis means “cat” and margarita is a reference to the person who is responsible for the original discovery of this animal. Did you know that originally it was thought that egyptians domesticated the cat?
 if they have ample water, cats can tolerate temperatures up to 133 °f. Unfortunately, exotic cats are illegal in most states. Despite their small size, they are surprisingly ferocious.
Unfortunately, exotic cats are illegal in most states.
Legs are covered with black stripes. One of the smallest of the wild cats, the sand cat is a beautiful desert cat ranging from sahara in north africa to the arid regions of iran and pakistan in west and south asia. Ancient egyptians may have first domesticated cats as early as 4,000 years ago. They are one of the hardest cat species to breed in captivity.