Alien Big Cat (ABC) reports from the Paranormal Database

 
 


Panther?

Location: Dunmow (Essex) - Duton Hill
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: A husband and his daughter spotted a panther-like cat while out walking.


 
 


Puma

Location: Earlston (Borders) - General area
Date / Time: 1983
Further Comments: Several witnesses reported seeing a large golden cat in the area, though it soon vanished without trace.


 
 


ABC Footprints

Location: East Mersea (Essex) - Sea wall near Cooper's beach holiday park
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: In excess of seventeen ABC footprints were found here, each 6 inches across with extended claws. Baring in mind that cats do not walk with their claws extended, this could well be either a mistake or a fake.


 
 


Big Cat

Location: East Runton (Norfolk) - Railway Embankment
Date / Time: 19 February 1964
Further Comments: Following up ABC reports, the area was combed by police with dogs; nothing was ever found.


 
 


Labrador-Sized Cat

Location: Eastbourne (Sussex) - Faversham Road
Date / Time: 8 January 2007, 22:30h
Further Comments: Whilst walking his two Yorkshire terriers, John Hescott encountered a large black cat. The feline walked away from a children's play area towards a service road. The sighting was reported to the police.


 
 


Large Black Cat

Location: Eastbourne (Sussex) - South Downs bordering town
Date / Time: 1 July 1979
Further Comments: The witness who saw this cat said it was the size of a small pony - he watched it as it passed within three meters of him.


 
 


Cat on the Wall

Location: Eggington (Bedfordshire) - White House, an old people's home
Date / Time: October 1995
Further Comments: Seen sitting on the wall several times during October, residents called the police when the large cat looked like it was going to have a face off with their pet cat.


 
 


White Lion

Location: Ellesmere (Shropshire) - Lyneal Mill Cottages
Date / Time: August 1997
Further Comments: This large albino cat was seen close to the cottages and was reported to resemble a lion. The same area is reportedly haunted by a headless white woman.


 
 


Big Cats

Location: Elveden (Suffolk) - General area
Date / Time: April 1985
Further Comments: Elveden residents reported several sightings of a large cat or cats during this month.


 
 


Lynx

Location: Evesham (Hereford & Worcester) - Area around Unipart site, Shinehill Lane
Date / Time: Spring 2006
Further Comments: A brown, pointed eared cat was spotted on this site by a security guard, the third such sighting at this location.


 
 


Beast of Exmoor

Location: Exmoor (Devon) - General area
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: Police, soldiers, big game hunters... all have staked out the moor at various times over the past thirty years in the hope of catching the big cat that has killed hundreds of sheep. None have succeeded.


 
 


Large Black Cat

Location: Exmouth (Devon) - Hulham Road
Date / Time: Early Morning, Winter, 1989
Further Comments: Two sisters spotted what they described as a black panther cross the top of the field by the hedge line. The creature then graciously jumped through the hedge and disappeared.


 
 


Lynx

Location: Exmouth (Devon) - Hulham Road, woods (no longer there?)
Date / Time: Spring 1983
Further Comments: Two women walking close to woodland spotted a large sandy coloured Lynx in a field.


 
 


Lynx

Location: Farnham (Surrey) - General area
Date / Time: Eighteenth century to twentieth century
Further Comments: The sightings of a large cat in the neighbourhood are said to date back at least two hundred years.


 
 


Brown ABC

Location: Felixstowe (Suffolk) - Exact area unknown
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: Part of a rash of sightings of ABCs in and around the Ipswich area during 1996. The creature was nicknamed 'Paws' by local media.


 
 


Cat the Size of an Alsatian

Location: Fobbing (Essex) - Waterworks Depot
Date / Time: 12 & 25 August 1982
Further Comments: Seen twice by different people in the same area, this cat possessed a thick coat and left a strong smell of urine from one place where it had lain.


 
 


Slinky Cat

Location: Forres (Moray) - Fields near Dalvey House
Date / Time: 25 January 2009
Further Comments: While feeding their horses, two women spotted a long tailed black cat emerge out of nearby woodland. Several of the horses fled across the field, and when the women approached the black feline, it ran off.


 
 


Tailless Tiger

Location: Fort William (Highland) - Glen Nevis
Date / Time: 2001
Further Comments: Two witnesses running in the area observed a three metre long cat drinking from the river. One of the women said looked like a tailless tiger with white eyes with no pupils. The creature ran off when it spotted the runners. Local papers reported the deaths of several sheep a few days after the sighting.


 
 


Brownish ABC

Location: Galleywood (Essex) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: Late 1996
Further Comments: A couple of reports claim ABC sightings in this region, both of brownish cats.


 
 


Cow Sized Cat

Location: Gatwick (Essex) - Fields parallel to railway track near the airport
Date / Time: March 2007
Further Comments: A woman travelling on the train spotted a black cat stalking a herd of cows in a field. She reported that the creature was about half the size of one of the nearby cows.


 
 


Black Cat

Location: Glen Prosen (Angus) - Wooded hill in the area
Date / Time: June, mid 2000s, 15:00h
Further Comments: Disturbed by a loud scream, two walkers looked around and spotted a black cat, around four foot long with a long thick tail and shoulders that were higher than its body. The cat looked at the walkers then disappeared into the bushes. Dogs could then be heard barking in the distance from several directions.


 
 


Black Cat

Location: Glenfield (Leicestershire) - Fields in the area
Date / Time: 2006
Further Comments: Policemen, farmers and walkers have all spotted an unidentified large black cat in the area.


 
 


Yellow Eyed Creature

Location: Golcar (Yorkshire) - Bunny Woods
Date / Time: 2007?
Further Comments: One witness reported throwing a stone at a large black shape, not realising it was a large cat until it opened its yellow eyes.


 
 


Road Crosser

Location: Great Milton (Oxfordshire) - Country road
Date / Time: 30 April 2008
Further Comments: A woman who stopped her car to answer a mobile phone spotted a large black cat cross the road in front. The cat stood three foot high and possessed a long black tail that drooped downwards. The sighting lasted for around five seconds.


 
 


Dark Fawn ABC

Location: Great Wigborough (Essex) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: Jan 1996
Further Comments: The dark fawn ABC here was believed to be a mountain lion.


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