Wildcat (disambiguation)

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The wildcats (Felis silvestris and Felis lybica) are small cats native to Europe, the western part of Asia, and Africa.

Wildcat or wild cat may also refer to:


  • Bobcat (Lynx rufus), ranges from southern Canada to northern Mexico, including most of the continental United States
  • Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis), native to Canada, Alaska as well as some parts of the lower 48 United States
  • Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), native to European and Siberian forests
  • Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), native to the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe
  • Any wild felid

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  • Wild Cat (Seminole) (c. 1807/1810–1857), Native American Seminole chieftain who was active in the Second Seminole War
  • Tommy Wildcat (born 1967), Native American musician
  • Lance C. Wade (1915–1944), American World War II ace with the Royal Air Force
  • George Wildcat Wilson (1901–1963), American college football player
  • Larry Wilson (American football) (born 1938), American National Football League player
  • "Wildcat", ring name of Robbie Brookside (born 1966), British professional wrestler and trainer
  • "Wildcat", early stage name of Cara Fawn (born 1978), exotic dancer and pornographic actress
  • "Wildcat", ring name of Chris Harris (wrestler) (born 1973), American professional wrestler





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Other uses in technology[edit]

  • Wildcat! BBS, a bulletin board system software package
  • Wildcat cartridge, a specialty firearm cartridge not produced by commercial ammunition manufacturers
  • Wildcat, a sprocketed wheel for an anchor chain; see anchor windlass

Other uses[edit]

  • Wildcat strike action, a strike action of workers that is not authorized by union leadership
  • Wildcatter, a person who drills for oil in areas not yet known to have oil fields
  • Wildcat banking, the unusual practices of banks chartered under state law from 1816 to 1863 in the United States
  • 17493 Wildcat, an asteroid
  • The Wildcat Cafe, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada