Key to symbols used | |
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Sighting of black (melanistic) cat | |

Sighting of brown (puma or lynx-like) cat | |

Animal attacked or killed | |

Prints found | |

Roars or cries heard |

Non-native cat evidence in Scotland by year | ||||

Number of incidents reported to the Scottish Big Cat Trust: 1,382 | ||||

1925 zero | 1926 three | 1927 zero | 1928 zero | 1929 zero |

1930 zero | 1931 zero | 1932 zero | 1933 zero | 1934 zero |

1935 zero | 1936 zero | 1937 zero | 1938 one | 1939 zero |

1940 zero | 1941 zero | 1942 zero | 1943 zero | 1944 zero |

1945 zero | 1946 zero | 1947 one | 1948 zero | 1949 zero |

1950 zero | 1951 zero | 1952 zero | 1953 zero | 1954 zero |

1955 zero | 1956 zero | 1957 zero | 1958 zero | 1959 zero |

1960 one | 1961 zero | 1962 zero | 1963 zero | 1964 one |

1965 zero | 1966 zero | 1967 one | 1968 zero | 1969 four |

1970 two | 1971 zero | 1972 zero | 1973 eight | 1974 two |

1975 five | 1976 14 | 1977 10 | 1978 11 | 1979 43 |

1980 33 | 1981 10 | 1982 eight | 1983 two | 1984 24 |

1985 20 | 1986 13 | 1987 nine | 1988 15 | 1989 two |

1990 two | 1991 nine | 1992 11 | 1993 15 | 1994 82 |

1995 88 | 1996 87 | 1997 82 | 1998 49 | 1999 55 |

2000 116 | 2001 143 | 2002 168 | 2003 113 | 2004 5+ |

2005 | 2006 5 | 2007 2 | exact date unknown 11 |

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