Saturday, April 19, 2008

Sighting of the Week

This remarkable sighting comes from near Lostwithiel, Cornwall, on the edge of Bodmin moor, where the 'Beast of Bodmin' has been sighted many times over the years. It took place around 6.30 pm on the 4th April 2008. Our witness, a local woman who was walking her dog, takes up the story:-"I was walking along the forest path, which is generally deserted, and used mainly by local people. Another

Sunday, April 6, 2008

What sparked off your interest in mystery cats in Britain?

My own interest in British big cats was sparked off by tales people told me. I’m a folklorist and collect traditional and new tales about the Wiltshire landscape. Among the accounts of strange experiences people have passed on to me, have been one or two sightings of big black beasts – sometimes clearly cats, sometimes unidentifiable, always inexplicable. I joined BCIB to get access to their