The California Spangled Cat is a
cat. They were bred
to resemble spotted
endangered species ocelot and
leopard. They are a rare breed, and usually expensive, priced between $800 to
$2500. They were originally bred in the 1980s.
Inspired by the
poaching death of a leopard, the anthropologist Louis Leakey, motivated Paul
to breed a domestic cat resembling a small leopard, and that this would
emphasize how important it is to preserve the leopard.
California Spangled Cats are a crossbreed of many strains of cat. Despite
their wild appearance, they are completely domestic.