There are 37 kinds of wild cats including lion, leopard, snow leopard, tiger, and jaguar and all these are known big cats. There are also small wild cats too and their different kind can be finding in different regions. Lynx is one of those smaller wild cats; belong to Europe, Asia and North America. Then there is ocelot which can be find in central and south America last but not least there are Serval from Africa. There are all types of them wild as well as domestic. People love to keep big cats even cheetah, tiger, leopard to as their pets.
Wild cats survive on meat so it is essential for them to kill other animals to get their food. They are known as supreme hunters in the world. They have flexible bodies and strong legs and padded feet, which silent the sound to their walk. Some of them run very fast but for a short distance, they cannot run for too long. They give up their prey if their victim runs away too far. They do have eyesight which helps them to hunt even at night, but they can just look forward rather than round about. They have whiskers all around their bodies which help them to sense the change in their surroundings. A very small touch will make them attentive and sharp their senses. They can also feel if there is anything fishy around them. Because of most sensitive whiskers they can walk without bumping into things at night. All types of Cats can pull in their feet, so they can walk without giving any warning, only cheetah does not have this ability. They catch they victim with their razor-sharp and sturdy claws.
Different specie has different characteristics and ways of killing other livings. In lions, their females such as lioness do all the killing their best food is antelope zebra. Tigers get more active at nights. They leap to at leap 10 kilometers in a single bound. They use their senses and hearing powers to kill their prey. Their best food is large mammals such as deer and pigs and other such. They are good swimmers and can climb very expertly. Leopards go for medium size animals and also eat insects. They restore their food in trees and caves. Cheetah’s kill their prey by banging them on the ground and throttling them. They cannot run very far and stop their chase after a minute.
Cats are very dangerous animals if they get angry and wild even pets too but still People do have all kind of cats as pets. They were first restrained at least 35000 years before by ancient Egyptians, and now there are at 500 million domestic cats in the world.