Animal Species

Sand Cat
Did you know?

Sand cats have fur on the bottom of their feet to protect them from hot sand and rock!

Sponsors
March 2021 : The Gates Family; Kathy & Dave Sullivan; Barbara W Anderson; William & Evelyn; Hosey-McGurk Family; Edward, Emily, Beth, & Alex
May 2021: Daniel Dundon
April 2021 : Elaine Humes
March 2022: Charlie Peters; The Gates Family; Hosey-McGurk Family; Eliane Bootes; Natette Shupala
March 2022: Charlie Peters
May 2022: Remington, Kiernan, & Logan Conway
June 2022: In Memory of Mollie, Sophie & Speedbump
Habitat
Deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia
Size
16-22 inches long plus tail
Weight
4-6 pounds
Lifespan
Approximately 8 years
Diet
Small rodents
Reproduction
2-4 kittens are born after a 2 month gestation.
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Habitat loss and degradation, disease, less prey