Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 23rd, 2012
With his new book, Cats of Magic, Mythology, and Mystery, about to be published, Dr. Karl Shuker is absolutely cranking out articles right now on Alien Big Cats, and here’s how the new one starts…
“Several centuries before any of the modern-day specimens had appeared on the scene, an exotic British mystery cat was big news not all that far away from where I live today. Indeed, its case may even be one of the earliest records of a so-called alien big cat (or ABC for short) in Britain that did not involve some unidentifiable feline creature heavily enshrouded in fable and fancy but rather featured a bona fide non-native big cat on the loose. Although certain details differ from one account to another, the basic facts of this historic case in British cryptozoology are as follows.”
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