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Cellar Door


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Joined: Oct 2007
Post: #1
01-02-2008 02:04 PM

A few years ago, one of our neighbours in Sydenham had a nocturnal brush with some exotic feline. See this BBC BIG CAT NEWS ARTICLE.

I was in my garden last night and a twig snapped behind me. My first hysterical thought, while I jumped out of my skin, was not of a prowler but of this cat! However, did I think of that after all of this time?

Have there been any other sightings that anyone knows about?

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Ghis


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Joined: Jan 2007
Post: #2
01-02-2008 03:07 PM

Apart from those two no...



They are giant domestic cats, known as Maine Coons. Over a stone each.

To give an idea of the size:


I guess if you saw of of them in the dark at night, you would probably do a double take. Hoewever I do remember the Sydenham Beast story...

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michael


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01-02-2008 03:21 PM

Cellar Door Wrote:
Have there been any other sightings that anyone knows about?


I saw a giant cat about to pounce on KFC in Catford.

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Sandy67


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Joined: Dec 2007
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01-02-2008 03:24 PM

har har Laugh

my daughter was convinced she had seen this big cat in our garden ScaredRolleyes

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steveb


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Post: #5
01-02-2008 05:29 PM

No more sightings, it has gone back to Bodmin Moor

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TSRG


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Joined: Feb 2008
Post: #6
07-02-2008 11:09 PM

            The 1st one hangs around the place trying to get in my door when I come home.
The 2nd lives next door.
The third was spotte in the long grass on One Tree Hill.

There is also something around that can climb 7' garden fences and leave stinking baseball sized turds in my garden...there is no other explanation...Alien cats


steveb Wrote:
No more sightings, it has gone back to Bodmin Moor

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grahamw


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Joined: Nov 2007
Post: #7
08-02-2008 06:39 PM

!!! Forest Hill big cat alert !!!
Panther-like cat spotted in Horniman Gardens!!!!ScaredScared

   

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baggydave


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Joined: May 2004
Post: #8
08-02-2008 10:18 PM

Some animal does big poohs in our front garden, think it is a cat not dog or fox - now we have found the culprit - one of those Maine Coons.

BD - I hurt myself today, to see if I still feel

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