The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss and hunting in parts of its range. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ widely in appearance. The leopard cat's name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant.
Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Keeping one as a pet requires a license in most places. It often mates with a domestic cat to produce hybrid offspring known as a Bengal cat. These hybrids are usually permitted to be kept as pets without a license.
The Tsushima leopard cat is found only on Tsushima Island in western Japan. It’s critically endangered, so you’ll be very lucky to spot one in the wild. This is a captive-bred Tsushima cat at Fukuoka Zoo.
The Most Expensive Cat In The World Meet the $22,000 designer cat that has become the latest exotic pet for fashionable homeowners in America. The specially-bred Ashera is the largest, rarest and most exotic house cat in the world. The pricey puss is a result of breeding the African Surval and the Asian Leopard cat with a domestic cat. Bred by Los Angeles-based Lifestyle Pets, the company claims the Ashera “is a new ultra-exotic breed of domestic cat.