News 2018

4 March

The Hindu reported that the Fishing Cat has been declared mascot of the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary during the World Wildlife Day celebrations.

26 February

Again, Jungle Cat kittens were wrongly identified as Fishing Cat kittens.

The Daily Star reported that four Fishing Cat kittens were rescued in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet, Bangladesh. Forest Department officials released them in Mulagul forest.

Photo: Star

Sayam Chowdhury of the Bangladesh Fishing Cat Project commented:

These kittens are too young to survive on their own.

26 January

Hiru News reported that a Fishing Cat was captured by villagers of Bangadeniya near Chilaw on Sri Lanka's west coast. They handed it over to officers of the Wildlife Conservation Department.

Photo by Jude Samantha