In Australia most conservationists have a dim view of cats.
However in Scotland the Scottish wildcat its part of their natural legacy and folklore.
Pound for pound the Scottish wildcat is one of the most impressive predators in the world, however they are critically endangered and the focus of significant conservation effort. There is also much discussion on how the wildcat will co-exist with the lynx.
Tonight @ 9:35 on ABC Foreign Correspondent has a program on Rewilding Scotland. They are planning to reintroduce the Lynx 1300 years after it was hunted to extinction. Should be interesting viewing
Contributor Tony Misson, who had the opportunity in 2015 to complete some impressive walks through the wilds of UK.