Rusty Spotted Cats: World’s Smallest Cats Price, Diet & More

Group name: Clowder, Clutter Length: 14 to 19 inches Weight: 0.9 to 1.6 kgs Origin : India, Srilanka, and Nepal Nature: Carnivorous, Nocturnal Lifespan : 18 years Population: <10,000


Rusty-spotted cats are solitary, found in forests and human-dominated areas. They are terrestrial but show arboreal behavior, hunting at night and resting in trees or logs during the day.


Rusty-spotted cats are carnivores, feeding on small rodents, frogs, lizards, birds, and amphibians. They can even eat dead prey. Surprisingly, they can kill prey three times their size.


The rusty-spotted cat is endangered in India and can be found in the Indian subcontinent. While the price of a rusty-spotted cat can range from $1500 to $20000, it is not recommended to keep them as pets due to their unsuitability for captivity. 


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