Alien Big Cat (ABC) reports from the Paranormal Database


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.


Black Leopard

Location: Greenock (Inverclyde) - Fairrie Street
Date / Time: January 2006
Further Comments: A Greenock couple were surprised to find a large black cat in their front garden which quickly ran away. It is believed that there is at least one adult ABC and two cubs living in the area.


White Cat

Location: Gunthorpe (Nottinghamshire) - River Trent, riverside road leading to West Stockwith at the end of Commonpiece Lane
Date / Time: 1890s
Further Comments: This light coloured feline was the size of a pig, and was said to have vanished when a local man tried to kick the creature.


The Catbeast

Location: Halifax (Yorkshire) - General area
Date / Time: Ongoing since 2005
Further Comments: Dubbed 'catbeast' by local press, this alien big cat would appear to be more than one entity, as descriptions range from 'black panther' to 'tiger'.


Grey ABC

Location: Halstead (Essex) - Fields near town centre
Date / Time: June 1996
Further Comments: Seen at a reasonably close distance, this cat was charcoal grey in colour.



Location: Haltwhistle (Northumberland) - Park Road
Date / Time: Summer 2006
Further Comments: A woman walking her dog watched as a large black cat crossed the road in front of her before vanishing into bushes.


Big Black Cat

Location: Hartest (Suffolk) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: Mid 1996
Further Comments: A large black cat was seen here at a distance of about fifteen metres.


Large Black Cat

Location: Harton (Yorkshire) - A64 opposite Harton turning, between York and Malton
Date / Time: Around 2am, Summer 2011
Further Comments: Observed twice by a worker in a petrol station over a four week period, this large black cat moved across a field illuminated by the garage lights.


Black Panther

Location: Haverfordwest (Dyfed) - Road just outside the town
Date / Time: March 2005
Further Comments: Witness Dixie Tilley was cycling near the town when he saw what looked like a black panther. Dixie said the creature disappeared under a fence when he cycled within thirty metres of its location.



Location: Hayle (Cornwall) - St Ives Bay Holiday Park
Date / Time: 1990s
Further Comments: This cat was videoed by one witness, while other people saw the creature with a rabbit in its mouth. A zoo keeper on holiday spotted the creature and identified it as a large cat.


Road Kill

Location: Hayling Island (Hampshire) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: July 1988
Further Comments: A jungle cat was knocked over and killed along a road on the island, though sightings of other large cats continued for a while afterwards.


First ABC?

Location: Heathy Park (Hampshire) - Heathy Park Reservoir
Date / Time: 1962
Further Comments: One of the first modern ABC sightings, Water Board staff and local police witnessed a cheetah stalking the area - it was never caught.


Cream Coloured Wolf

Location: Henham (Hertfordshire) - Back roads towards Thaxted from Stortford
Date / Time: May 2011
Further Comments: A cream coloured wolf was spotted by occupants of a car while passing through this area. They stopped close to the creature which did not run off, apparently unfazed by the human presence. A few days later they observed the creature again. Some believe that the creature is actually a large German Shepherd.


Sleek Black Cat

Location: Hinckley (Leicestershire) - Fields along the A5
Date / Time: 15 December 2014, 15:15h
Further Comments: A large cat, described as sleek and black, was spotted by a witness stalking along a hedgerow. The creature was said to be around six foot in length, and between 300 and 500 yards away.


Black Panther

Location: Holton St Mary (Suffolk) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: May 1998
Further Comments: A 'stooped' large feline was reported in the area.


Big Cats

Location: Honington (Suffolk) - General area
Date / Time: April 1985
Further Comments: Several sightings of ABCs occurred in 1985, though it was unclear whether they were of a single creature or a possible family.


Church Cat

Location: Horsham St. Faith (Norfolk) - Church
Date / Time: April 1996
Further Comments: This ABC was observed by the church at a distance of about 25 meters.


Black and Stocky Cat

Location: Huddersfield (Yorkshire) - Meltham
Date / Time: Spring 2005
Further Comments: The local newspaper offered 500 to the first person to photograph the large black cat which has been spotted locally dozens of times over the past ten years.


Cat Attack

Location: Inkberrow (Hereford & Worcester) - St Peter's churchyard
Date / Time: December 1993
Further Comments: While hunting for the locally named 'Beast of Inkberrow', Nick and Sally Dyke discovered the cat in the churchyard - it knocked Nick over and took a swipe at Sally before running off. She was left with three ten centimetre long claw marks down one side.


Deer Hunter

Location: Inverkip (Inverclyde) - Hills in the area
Date / Time: February 2006
Further Comments: A local hill walker discovered a baby deer which had been torn apart. The man speculated it was killed by a large cat, as the damage done to the dead creature far surpassed anything he had encountered before.


Large Cat

Location: Ipswich (Suffolk) - A12 bypass near Ipswich
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: Part of a rash of sightings of ABCs in and around the Ipswich area during 1996, and that have continued well into the 2000s.


A Very Black Cat

Location: Ipswich (Suffolk) - East Ipswich (Felix Road, Foxhall Road areas)
Date / Time: 21 August 2006
Further Comments: The local paper reported that two people had seen a large cat, 'very black' in colour, in separate incidents. The first was along Felix Road at around 03:30h, followed by the Foxhall Road sighting two hours later. One witness said that the cat was not as big as a panther, but was much larger than a normal cat.



Location: Ipswich (Suffolk) - Kelly Road
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: Part of a rash of sightings of ABCs in and around the Ipswich area during 1996. The cat was nicknamed 'Paws' by the local press and a reward was posted for evidence. In the 2000s a witness came forwards to say that the 'cat' was actually a black Labrador which would run freely around the area, and most locals were aware of this at the time.


Big Black Cat

Location: Ipswich (Suffolk) - Tuddenham Road (near pet cemetery)
Date / Time: June 1996
Further Comments: Seen by a car full of people as it crossed the road, the cat was described as being as large as a tiger with a jet black coat. Locals were unconvinced, and named a local dog as the likely explanation.


Fen Tiger

Location: Isleham (Cambridgeshire) - Exact location not known
Date / Time: 25 August 2008
Further Comments: The police were notified after a large, black cat with a long tail was spotted in the area.

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