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VIDEO OF YOUNG WILDCAT

Wildcat Haven
United Kingdom

Oct 9, 2020 — 

HI All

We are delighted to show you a video of a priceless, wildcat youngster born this year in the Clashindarroch. This is an incredibly important find.  The camera was set for 8 weeks and this is the only glimpse we got of what is one of the rarest kittens in the world. Just look at the perfectly ringed blunt tail and clear leg stripes which are key diagnostic features of the Scottish wildcat. This footage has given us all even more motivation to save the wildcat in the wild, where it belongs.

This young cat which is estimated to be 14 weeks old is clear evidence that the Scottish wildcat is still breeding in the wild and casts serious doubt over the governments' claims that it is functionally extinct. 

 We want this kitten to be able to grow up in peace and have kittens of its own next year and as you all know, destruction of it’s forest home by government agencies is the biggest threat to this happening.  

Our team works tirelessly to survey wildcats in the remotest places in Scotland and we are also the only organisation brave enough to hold the government to account over the clear-felling of the Wildcat’s last stronghold.

We will continue to do so until the wildcat is saved.

 We have some great national press coverage and you can see the video of this beautiful young wildcat in the following link

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18776590.watch-young-kitten-proof-wildcats-still-breeding/

We can only carry on this fight with your support. There you are 2 ways you can support us .

1.       Adopt a wildcat and help us to monitor and protect wildcats in the wild. Visit: www.wildcathaven.com

2.       Text to donate

To donate £3, text WILDCAT to 70331

To donate £5, text WILDCAT to 70970

To donate £10, text WILDCAT to 70191

To donate £20, text CAT20 to 70191

The donation will come directly out of your phone bill so there is no need to enter any bank details.

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTERS- VERY IMPORTANT. For our many international supporters, the UK text system won't work but you can donate through the weblink for our campaign at: 

http://easydonate.org/WILDCAT

Fundraising, payments and donations will be processed and administered by the National Funding Scheme (Charity No: 1149800), operating as DONATE. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate.

We hope you are all keeping safe. More updates will follow very soon so keep watching. To find out more visit

www.wildcathaven.com  

Many thanks in advance

The Wildcat Haven Team


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