All wild cats, including big cats, small wild cats and wildcats, are members of the carnivore order and felidae family, which are biological classifications. Members of the felidae family are called felids.

Big CatsEdit

# Species Habitat Image
01 Lion
Panthera leo
Western India, semidesert and upland areas of Africa. African lion king-wide
02 Tiger
Panthera tigris
Eastern and southern Asia Sumatran-Tiger-Hero
03 Jaguar
Panthera onca
Swamplands and forest streams in Central and South America Jaguar wallpaper
04 Leopard
Panthera pardus
Africa and Asia Leopard wallpaper
05 Snow Leopard
Uncia uncia
Mountainous areas of central Asia Snow leopard wallpaper
06 Clouded Leopard
Neofelis nebulosa
the Himalayas, south China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo Clouded leopard
07 Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus
Americas Cheetahs

Small Cats of EuropeEdit

# Species Habitat Image
01 Eurasian Lynx
Lynx lynx
Europe Eurasian lynx
02 Iberian Lynx
Lynx pardinus
Europe Iberian Lynx
03 European Wildcat
Felis silvestris silvestris
Europe European Wildcat

Small Cats of United StatesEdit

# Species Habitat Image
01 Puma
Felis concolor Linnaeus
Unites States Puma-Jumping
02 Canadian Lynx
Lynx canadensis
Canada Canada-Lynx
03 Ocelot
Leopardus pardalis
Americas Ocelot-small cats
04 Oncilla
Leopardus tigrinus
Americas [[Image:|150px]]
05 Margay
Leopardus wiedii
Tropical forests from Mexico through Central and South America east of the Andes to Argentina. [[Image:|150px]]
06 Kodkod
Leopardus guigna
the Andes Mountains in a restricted area of Chile and Argentina [[Image:|150px]]
07 Jaguarundi
Puma yagouaroundi
Variety of habitats from arid thorn forests to dense forests and swampy grasslands [[Image:|150px]]
08 Andean Mountain Cat
Leopardus jacobitus
Andes Mountains [[Image:|150px]]
09 Bobcat
Lynx rufus
Americas [[Image:|150px]]
10 Pampas Cat
Leopardus pajeros
Americas [[Image:|150px]]
11 Geoffroy's Cat
Leopardus geoffroy
Americas [[Image:|150px]]

Small Cats of AsiaEdit

# Species Habitat Image
01 Asiatic Golden Cat
Pardofelis temminckii
Ranges from Nepal to south China and Indonesia [[Image:|150px]]
02 Pallas Cat
Felis manul
range in the steppes of central Asia [[Image:|150px]]
03 Jungle Cat
Felis chaus
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
05 Fishing Cat
Prionailurus viverrinus
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
06 Flat-headed Cat
Prionailurus planiceps
Asia Flat-headed Cat
07 Leopard Cat
Prionailurus bengalensis
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
08 Marbled Cat
Pardofelis marmorata
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
09 Chinese Desert Cat
Felis bieti
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
10 Iriomote Cat
Prionailurus iriomotensis
Iriomote Island, Japan [[Image:|150px]]
11 Bay Cat
Pardofelis badia
Asia [[Image:|150px]]
12 Rusty Spotted Cat
Prionailurus rubiginosus
Asia [[Image:|150px]]

Small Cats of AfricaEdit

# Species Habitat Image
01 African Golden Cat
Profelis aurata
The equatorial jungles of Senegal, Kenya and northern Angola [[Image:|150px]]
02 Serval
Leptailurus serval
Found widely throughout Africa and is abundant in areas south of the Sahara Serval
03 Caracal
Felis caracal
Africa [[Image:|150px]]
04 African Wildcat
Felis silvestris lybica
Africa [[Image:|150px]]
05 Sand Cats
Felis margarita
Africa Sand cat at bristol zoo
06 Black-Footed Cat
Felis nigripes
Africa Felis nigripes black footed cat


The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cats & Kittens. Lee Harper & Joyce L. White. ISBN 978-1-84786-226-6

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