Cat Species World Regions

Wild cat species ranges can be divided in to eight world regions, as shown on the map below. This map is meant to provide a broad global view of where the various cat species live. It does not represent the exact limits of the ranges for each cat. Click on the region names below to see which cats live in that regions.

The numbers behind the region names indicate the number of cat species that live there. The numbers behind the cat species names indicate how many regions the cat lives in.

World Map of Cat Species

Central America (6)

South America (10)

World Map of Cat Species

North America (3)

Europe (3)

Central Asia (5)

World Map of Cat Species

Southeast Asia (12)

World Map of Cat Species

Sub-Saharan Africa (8)

Southwest Asia (8)

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