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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Wild 'Sand Cat' of Israel

Sand Cat (Felis margarita)
Who doesn't love an absolutely adorable cat, right? This is the Internet, after all, so I would be crazy not to include Israel's precious Sand Cat in this list. Also known as the Sand Dune Cat, it's the only member of the family of cats that actually lives in the desert, but it doesn't look all that different from most domesticated cats. Its fur is a sandy brownish and it sometimes features darker stripes or spots. Just look at that face!

5 comments:

stevebethere said...

How interesting and that cat has a nice face looks like the eyes are more closer together.

Have a sandcattastic weekend :-)

messymimi said...

Such a sweetheart! Aren't these the ancestors of our domesticated cats?

Kathe W. said...

What a beautiful cat! Cheers and have a lovely day!

Sandee said...

Never heard of this kind of cat before. Good looking cat, though.

Have a purrfect Feline Friday. ☺

Mike Golch said...

super cool.