Report from Chris Smith
Date and Time: Sunday 31 August 1:50 am
Location: Blairdaff, near Kemnay, Aberdeenshire
Description: A tall cat around 50/60 cm in height. Slender build with fairly long legs. Beige in colour with what appeared to be whitish markings on its coat. Smallish head and large ears. Unsure of what tail looked like.
Movement: Running/bounding (crossed road several metres in front of car).
Noise: Couldn't hear as I was driving (and husband was snoring next to me!)
Duration: 1-2 seconds
Distance: The animal was around 20 metres ahead and was seen at the same level
Weather: It was raining lightly.
Reference: Spoke to parents who are aware of your trust (father - local farmer - has seen and heard signs of wild cat in area before)
31 st August 2003
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