Tuesday 28 October 2008

Neil appearing on White Noise Radio

Neil Arnold will be among the guests on WHITE NOISE PARANORMAL RADIO on Halloween from 10:00 pm.

Monday 27 October 2008

Snodland 'mystery' cat SOLVED!

CRYPTOMUNDO have once again featured the Snodland mystery cat and it seems that the cat photographed in Kent was nothing more than a large Burmese.

Kent Online and the Snodland mystery cat

The strange cat photographed in September of 2008 has now been covered by KENT ONLINE despite inconsistencies in the animal description it still seems clear that we are dealing with a large cat that's not simply a big domestic cat. Zoologists have commented that the animal may well be an African Golden Cat despite the facts they weren't commonly kept as pets.

Talk on 'big cats'.

On Thursday 30th October, Neil Arnold will be giving a talk on his research at the 'Day With A Difference', Holmesdale Technology College, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS at 10:30 am.

Thursday 9 October 2008

Wednesday October 15th - Put it in your diary..

For those of you in the south, Neil Arnold will be discussing 'big cat' sightings on the Isle of Sheppey as part of the BBC Inside Out series on BBC Wednesday 15th October at 7:30 pm.

19th century menagerie uncovered...

KENT ONLINE mention the strange 19th century menagerie unearthed at Margate with an intriguing photo of an old cage. Rumour has it that large cats were released from this zoo.

Wednesday 8 October 2008

Once again The Sun falls for big cat story...

HERE the ever reliable Sun newspaper fall for the Jevington 'black leopard' photo by stating that, MONSTER PUSSY IS ON THE PURROWL! The photo of course screams DOMESTIC CAT! It's just a shame that the newspaper couldn't wait to jump in head first and cover the story, as always.

The Beast Of...Balcombe

A school in Balcombe, Sussex, was put on alert on Tuesday 7th October after a sighting by a school assistant and several pupils in relation to a large, gingery coloured cat though to be a puma. The cat was spotted at 11:30 am, and the newspaper, Mid-Sussex Times were called. The cat was described as very large and making a screeching noise.

The Beast Of...Burgess Hill

The Mid-Sussex Times have THIS report on a possible black leopard sighting from September 2008. Includes video interview.

Monday 6 October 2008

More on the Snodland mystery cat...

Website TETRAPOD ZOOLOGY run by Darren Naish focuses on the Snodland mystery cat.

Is this a 'big cat' in Kent ?

Cryptomundo website have published a photo and details of a mystery cat photographed in February 2008 at Snodland, Kent. You decide!

Zoologist Karl Shuker commented, "...thought either golden cat (uncommon in captivity) or jungle/swamp cat Felis chaus (more common in captivity), both of which show the white facial marking seen in the picture, but the detail of the cat isn't sufficient to attempt anything more conclusive in terms of identification."