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Our mission

We change the game for wild Fishing Cat populations and ensure their survival.

Our vision

Wild Fishing Cat populations are viable across their native range and habitats, culturally valued globally and living in harmony with humankind.

Our objectives

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Jim Sanderson

is Co-founder and Advisor of the Fishing Cat Working Group, Founder and Director of the Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation and Editor of Small Wild Cat Conservation News.

Angie Appel

is Co-founder and Coordinator of the Fishing Cat Working Group and Editor of Small Wild Cat Conservation News.

Shomita Mukherjee

surveyed the status of Fishing Cat populations in several parts of India and is Principal Scientist at the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore, India.

Will Duckworth

is Advisor of the Fishing Cat Working Group and has worked as a freelance wildlife surveyor and conservation advisor in Southeast Asia since 1992.

Neville Buck

is Head Keeper for cats at the Aspinall Foundation wild animal parks.

Sagar Dahal

surveys the status of Fishing Cat in Nepal's Terai and is Co-founder of the Small Mammals Conservation and Research Foundation, Nepal.

Tiasa Adhya and Partha Dey

are Co-founders of the Fishing Cat Working Group and initiated the Fishing Cat Conservation Project in West Bengal, India.

Anya Ratnayaka

is the Principle Researcher of the Urban Fishing Cat Conservation Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka; she made this drawing of Maalu.

Ashan Thudugala

initiated the Fishing Cat Conservation Project in hill country, Sri Lanka.

Murthy Kantimahanti

is Team Leader of the Fishing Cat Conservation Project of the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society in the Krishna River Delta, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Giridhar Malla

initiated the Fishing Cat Research and Conservation Project in the Godavari River Delta, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Vanessa Herranz Muñoz

initiated the Cambodian Fishing Cat Project in western Cambodia.

Linda Castaneda

is Founder of the Fishing Cat Fund.

Daniel Willcox

is a wildlife biologist working with the Environmental Investigation Agency, UK.

Rama Mishra

surveyed the status of Fishing Cat in Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

Bidhya Sharma

surveyed the status of Fishing Cat in Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Nepal.

Erwin Wilianto and Agung Ganthar Kusumanto

are looking for Fishing Cat in Java.

Meraj Anwar

is Senior Project Officer with WWF India in the framework of the Tiger Conservation Programme in the Terai Arc Landscape and currently working in the Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttar Pradesh State.