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"Mairi is as cross as a wildcat."

Translation:Tha Màiri cho crosta ri cat-fiadhaich.

March 24, 2020



Imagine a mini panther with cat attitude. Vicious and dangerous. About as friendly as a lynx. Sadly almost extinct due to cross-breeding with the domestic cat. Don't go near them if you like your body without big gashes in it.


There are still some in the mainland Europe (you can find them in Polish and Ukrainian mountains), but they do cross-breed with domestic cats here too, so if you see one in the forest, you cannot know if you see a wildcat or a domestic one, most probably some mixture of them.

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