The hunt for British Big Cats attracts far more newspaper column-inches than any other cryptozoological subject. There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived by us in some way, so we should have a go at publishing a regular round-up of the stories as they come in.
Curated by Carl Marshall and Olivia McCarthy
Saturday, 18 January 2014
UK SIGHTINGS: Cheltenham carpenter finds 'big cat' paw print
CARPENTER Alex Stewart believes big cats are roaming through the centre of Cheltenham and he claims he now has the proof.
The 54-year-old is working on a Winchcombe Street building site and came into work yesterday to discover footprints almost four inches long in the mud, just weeks after seeing a big cat at the site.
It comes as big cat detective Frank Tunbridge said the animals were becoming more urbanised and had even been seen next to the home of Cheltenham Town Football Club.
Mr Stewart believes the finds are proof a puma-like beast is on the prowl in the heart of the town centre.READ MORE