Scottish wildcats could be extinct in the wild within months

Scottish wildcats will be extinct in the wild within months as numbers of pure-bred cats have fallen to just 35, according to conservationists.

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WHAAAAT?????? No no no this can't happen...I want to help them when I'm older, but there isn't enough time...this is distressing me. I'm going to check out the website now...

Rosie D wrote on Friday, 21 September 2012 @ 14:36

Thats really sad, i wish i could do something to help. :(

Jessica C (Age 16) wrote on Friday, 21 September 2012 @ 21:38

jessie6580 you can; just spread the word! Most people don't even know there is a scottish wildcat, let alone whether it's endangered. I think there's still a glimmer of hope, we have lots of captive ones, maybe if there was more support they could come back...

Rosie D wrote on Monday, 24 September 2012 @ 21:34


Niamh S (Age 17) wrote on Friday, 12 October 2012 @ 11:51

NOOO! The Scottish Wildcat is a amazing creature, I might see if I can do anything to help. Me and a friend once did a sponsored swim for birds of prey....I wonder....

Daisy H (Age 16) wrote on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 @ 18:56


Isabelle L (Age 16) wrote on Friday, 25 January 2013 @ 17:03