14 Wild Dog And Cat Species That Are Amazingly Rare

You probably won't see these rare dog and cat species in your local woods. They are some of the rarest dogs and cats in the world - whether because of deforestation, loss of habitat, or lack of eligible mates to breed with, you'll be hard-pressed to find these canines and felines around the world. If you have found them, you're probably either a scientific researcher or a very wealthy person.

Think you've seen all the cats and dogs in the world? You are mistaken. Sure, 47% of Americans have a dog in their house and 37% have a cat, but that doesn't mean they're experts in the field. There are some creatures out there that you didn't even realize existed.

If you are curious about what is causing the dwindling populations of these dogs and cats, where you might find them, and what their eating habits are, you've come to the right place. We've got the 411 on these rare dogs and cats that you could spend a lifetime searching for.