December 2018: Rusty-Spotted Cat

Rusty-Spotted Cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus)

For the month of December 2018, FaunaFocus will feature the world’s smallest feline, the rusty-spotted cat. This feline inhabits India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal and hunts throughout the night with its proportionally large eyes. It is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Create art inspired by the rusty-spotted cat and share it in the FaunaFocus Discord Server or on social media with #faunafocus. Learn about more ways to get involved with FaunaFocus!


Event Date Time (CST)
SketchAlong December 21 9:00 pm
Free-For-All: Deadline December 28 12:00 pm
Free-For-All: Livestream December 29 9:00 pm


Image: © Cloudtail the Snow Leopard, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)


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