Encyclopaedia of Cryptozoology
Horned cat
Category Mystery cat
Proposed scientific names
Other names
Country reported Indonesia (Alor and Solor)
First reported 1995[1]
Prominent investigators Debbie Martyr
Karl Shuker

The horned cat is a cryptid cat reported from the Indonesian islands of Alor and Solor, in the Lesser Sunda Islands. According to accounts collected from local people by Debbie Martyr, later transmitted to Karl Shuker, it is the size of a domestic cat, with a pair of short, stubby, horn-like protuberances above its eyes.[2][3]

Notes and references[]

  1. Shuker, Karl P. N. "Blue Tigers, Black Tigers, and Other Asian Mystery Cats," Cat World, No. 214 (December 1995)
  2. Shuker, Karl P. N. (2020) Mystery Cats of the World Revisited: Blue Tigers, King Cheetahs, Black Cougars, Spotted Lions, and More, Anomalist Books, ISBN 978-1949501179
  3. Eberhart, George M. (2002) Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology, ABC-CLIO, Inc., ISBN 1576072835