• Question: Are scottish wildcats protected by the government?

    Asked by heckisthis to Scottish Wildcat on 21 Nov 2017.
    • Photo: Scottish Wildcat

      Scottish Wildcat answered on 21 Nov 2017:

      Yes, it is illegal to kill a Scottish Wildcat under UK law. SWA (Scottish Wildcat Action) are an umbrella organisation partly funded by the Scottish Government and they help to protect the Wildcat with help from many volunteers.