Billericay (Essex) - Exact location unknown
29 May 1982 (Lion), 2008 (black cat)
Seen by the same woman twice in one day, the lion-like cat was described as 'champagne coloured'. A photograph taken in 2008 shows what appears to be a large black cat, though without a scale reference, it may just be a small cat.
Isolated Bodmin Moor
Bodmin (Cornwall) - General area
Another famous cryptid, the Beast of Bodmin is thought by some to be a large black cat, while others believe the creature is more paranormal in nature. Regardless, dozens of sightings span years.
Bolton (Greater Manchester) - Farnworth cemetery, Darcy Lever
11 October 2012, 14:30h
Alanah and Sherri-Lee Belk spotted a large black cat from around fifteen metres away in a field. The creature ran off in the opposite direction.
West Cliff Road, Bournemouth
Bournemouth (Dorset) - West Cliff Road
August 2005, November 2018
In 2005, salesman Kevin Hamersley from Wiltshire said he spotted saw a puma along this road, just one of many sightings in the region. Thirteen years later, a panther was spotted on the patio of another West Cliff resident. It is speculated (and highly unlikely) that the creature lives in the nearby Alum Chime.
Braintree (Essex) - Near Capel Hill Golf Course
Walkers reported seeing a large cat in the area.
Brighton (Sussex) - Junction of Mill Road and Dyke Road
23 December 1982, 22:00h
Driving home, Douglas Owen encountered a large cat resembling a cheetah lying on a grassy bank. After watching it for a short while, the cat ran off towards nearby houses.
Bullgill (Cumbria) - General area
Sighted in fields around this area, this large cat was said to be too big to be a normal cat, and too small to be anything else.
Bures (Suffolk) - Field outside village
Two witnesses watched a large cat as it chased two deer across a field. They could see the mud flicking up from the feline's feet as it ran. The witnesses searched the area and found a large paw print, twice the size of their retriever.
St. Johns College, Cambridge
Cambridge (Cambridgeshire) - St. Johns College
Both a caretaker and the groundsman saw a massive black cat on the grounds. It has been speculated the creature was the so called 'Fen Tiger', a large cat-like cryptid for which sightings around Cambridgeshire date back at least 30 years.
Canterbury (Kent) - Countryside around the area
An escapee from Howletts Park, this leopard lived for eight months in the Kent countryside, before being shot by a farmer.
Carlisle (Cumbria) - Bypass close to wooded area near Asda
04 August 2012
Raymond Sant reported seeing a large black cat with a long tail, the size of a Labrador, as he and his wife drove to Asda.
Chester (Cheshire) - Upton area
23 October 1976
A reported lioness was spotted roaming the area, though a police search could find nothing.
Chorleywood (Hertfordshire) - M25, between Junctions 18 & 19
29 January 2009
Driving along the M25, Karen Thomas reported seeing a large black cat on the edge of a field. The creature was described as ten times larger than a dog.
Church Fenton (Yorkshire) - Fields in the area
Police were dispatched to this area after they received two independent reports of a tiger in the district. An RAF aircraft in the area joined the search, which ultimately found no evidence of the cat.
Claxton (Norfolk) - Exact location not known
09 June 1996
A large brown alien cat was reported in this area in 1996.
Clyro (Powys) - General area
This mysterious creature killed dozens of sheep over the summer months, tearing out their throats. Two people who saw the beast said it was dark in colour and larger than a dog. Not all agreed with the belief that the creature was a cat, some stating that the entity was a gwyllgi, a large black dog.
Colchester (Essex) - Mersea Road
January 1996 to 1999
A large black cat was spotted along this Colchester road at different times by multiple witnesses.
Colonsay (Argyll and Bute) - Close to a stone dyke
Cat in 1999, fox in January 2012
In 1999, a couple visiting the island observed a dark brown large cat, much bigger than a wild cat, roughly the size of a collie. Thirteen years later, the body of a fox was discovered on the island, worrying the locals as no foxes have ever been found here.
Convoy (County Donegal) - Unnamed farm
After two calves found half eaten, fears were expressed that a large cat was on the loose in the area. A local RSPCA inspector said it was unlikely that a dog would be able to cause so much damage to the dead animals.
Crawley (Sussex) - Tilgate Forest
10 September 1979
A sleek black cat was seen hiding in the forest.
Crostwick (Norfolk) - North Walsham road, Crostwick near Norwich
A large cat quickly ran off after being seen standing around seven metres from a witness.
Croyde (Devon) - Downend Point
When the decaying remains of a creature the size of a calf with large canine teeth washed up on the beach, many jumped to the conclusion it was the body of the Beast of Exmoor. Later analysis of the carcass suggested it was a seal.
Cuffley (Hertfordshire) - Sutherland Way
16 May 1983
Several people, including a policeman, reported seeing a cat resembling a lion or lioness near woodland in the area. Public warnings were issued, and a helicopter dispatched, but no big cat was found.
Denby Dale (Yorkshire) - Farms in the area
A large cat was blamed for several sheep killings in the area after one farmer watched a big black feline skulking around on his land.
Denshaw (Yorkshire) - Between the M62 and Denshaw, along the Saddleworth moor
19 January 2009
Driver Helen Morris reported to a local newspaper seeing a large cat in the middle of the road. The creature was described as having a tawny coat and long tail, resembling a lioness.