The Iriomote Cat is a subspecies the Leopard Cat that lives only on the island of Iriomote, a little island off the coast of Japan. The species was first discovered in 1967. The Iriomote Cat is critically endangered; there being less than 200 in the wild making it one of the worlds rarest and most endangered species.
These are kittens of the caracal cat, also known as the desert lynx. They’re found across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. Check out the tuft of hair on top of their ears - as adults, it’s a full 50% the length of the ear itself.