Rusty-Spotted Cat

Rusty-Spotted Cat

At about half the size of a domestic cat, the rusty-spotted cat is considered the smallest cat species.

At about half the size of a domestic cat, the rusty-spotted cat is considered the smallest cat species.

Full grown females can weigh up to 1.4 kilograms and full grown males can reach up to 2 kilograms.

Rusty-spotted cats average about 35-48 centimeters in length. The tail is about half the length of the head and body at about 20-25 centimeters.


Image | © Cloudtail the Snow Leopard, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Cat Specialist Group; Dmoch, 1997; Miles, 2013; Sunquist & Sunquist, 2002)

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