By Rick Minter
The writer takes the reader into the world of massive cats in Britain, offering an in-depth dialogue of people's responses to having significant cats of their midst, and offers the most concerns in regards to the emotive topic of huge cats residing wild in Britatin.
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It is here we come to one of my grumbles. We need to tighten the way we monitor big cats. It is a homespun effort. Among the few brave souls who research and investigate, we make progress but, in truth, we are playing at it. The full tools for the job are still needed, wherever they might come from and whoever decides to help out. are we Camera-ready? Even with a camera to hand and a cat in sight, it would take 10–20 seconds at least to grab the device, flick the right button and get it whirring into action – digital equipment is not actually that instant.
Ian Bond in the northeast of England uses mammal recording software to plot the sightings on a map, and Big Cats in Britain has a volunteer who pinpoints reports on a Google maps system. Anyone on the case should do something similar if they are watching for trends, clusters and possibly even territories. We should also make a thorough checklist of points from each sighting, both to gather the information on offer and to judge the report’s plausibility. It is here we come to one of my grumbles.
Said one macho chap who’d spotted a panther one morning while dog-walking near Dursley in Gloucestershire. I was once offered money to help protect a regularly-seen cat. I explained I doubted anyone could manage that, money or no money. The incidents are often laced with emotion – some people are worried, others elated. Some people are desperate to see the animal again and it stays in their mind as a powerful force. The words, ‘I felt privileged’ are used surprisingly often. Others want rid of it and never to see it in their mind or on their property again.
Big cats: facing Britain’s wild predators by Rick Minter