not all cats are extinct but some are here is a list of some extinct cats.
1.American Cheetah-more closely related to pumas and jaguars than to modern cheetahs; its slim, muscular, cheetah-like body can be chalked up to convergent evolution (the tendency for animals that inhabit similar ecosystems to evolve similar body plans). As fast and sleek as it was, the American Cheetah went extinct about 10,000 years ago, possibly as a result of human encroachment on its territory.
2.American Lion- the big cat affiliations of the American Lion (Panthera leo atrox) are in some doubt: this Pleistocene predator may have been more closely related to tigers and jaguars. coexisted, and competed, with Smilodon(Saber-Toothed Tiger) and Canis diris, the Dire Wolf. If it was in fact a subspecies of lion, the American Lion was by far the biggest of its breed, some males weighing as much as half a ton.
3.Bali Tiger-was restricted to the Indonesian island of Bali, where the last individuals went extinct a mere 50 or so years ago. For thousands of years, the Bali Tiger coexisted uneasily with the indigenous settlers of Indonesia; it wasn't truly imperiled until the arrival of the first Europeans, who mercilessly hunted this tiger to extinction, sometimes for sport and sometimes to protect their territory.
4.Barbary Lion-One of the more fearsome subspecies of Panthera leo. Was a prized possession of medieval British lords; a few large, shaggy individuals even made their way from northern Africa to the menagerie of the Tower of London. Barbary Lion males had especially large manes, and they were among the biggest lions of historical times, weighing as much as 500 pounds. It may yet prove possibly to reintroduce the Barbary Lion into the wild by selective breeding of its scattered descendants.
5.Cape Lion-holds a tenuous position in the big cat classification books; some experts believe it should not count as a Panthera leo subspecies at all, and was in fact a mere geographical offshoot of the still-extant Transvaal Lion of South Africa. Whatever the case, the last individuals of this big-maned breed expired in the late 19th century, and a convincing sighting hasn't been recorded since.
6.Caspian Tiger-occupied the largest swath of territory, ranging from Iran to the Caucasus to the vast, windswept steppes of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. can thank Russia, which borders these regions, for the extinction; Tsarist officials set a bounty on the Caspian Tiger during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. may yet prove possible to resuscitate the Caspian Tiger through selective breeding of its decendants.
7.Cave Lion-Probably most famous of all extinct big cats--if only for its close association with the Cave Bear, on which it regularly lunched--was the apex predator of Pleistocene Eurasia. Probably did not live in caves. Earned its name because various specimens were unearthed in European caves, which Panthera leo spelaea raided in search of bear-sized snacks (an angry, full-grown Cave Bear would have been an even match for an 800-pound Cave Lion male).
8.European Lion- paleontologists refer to European Lian comprised as many as three, rather than just one. its subspecies is Panthera leo: Panthera leo europaea, Panthera leo tartarica and Panthera leo fossilis. all these big cats shared in common were their relatively large sizes (some males approached 400 pounds) adn their susceptibility to encroachment and capture by early Europeans: for example, they featured in the arena combats of ancient Rome.
9.Javan Tiger- close relative to the Bali Tiger. was restricted to a single island in the vast Indonesian archipelago. succumbed not to relentless hunting, but to relentless encroachment, as the human population of Java grew during the 19th and 20th centuries. last Javan tiger was glimpsed a few decades ago but no one holds out much hope for another sighting.
10.Tasmanian Tiger- Not a true tiger, or a big cat but a predatory marsupial of Australia that more closely resembled a wolf. went extinct less than a hundred years ago.
I think that that the eastern cougar is extinct.
Jaguars are not extinct.But however the most extinct cats are the saber-tooth tigers,i believe.
Saber cats are extinct which means that they no longer exist
Saber Tooth Tiger
Male cats are not sterile, if they were then cats would become extinct as they wouldn't be able to reproduce.
Your question is not clear. Which animal are you wondering about cats making extinct?
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Yes, but not all animals, or maybe they'll go extinct slowly, like dogs and cats, unless we start eating they are not going to become extinct Yes, but not all animals, or maybe they'll go extinct slowly, like dogs and cats, unless we start eating them they are not going to become extinct
It became extinct because juring the mass extinion along with mammoths and saber tooth cats.
they died out in 10,000bc
They have litters so their species doesn't go extinct.
The cats mentioned here, Puma, Lynx and Bengal Tiger are NOT extinct. The Thylicine (Tasmanian Tiger) is not a cat but a marsupial and was declared extinct at one point, however there have been some sightings that have brought this into question in recent years.
Stop killing them. o.O
If all wild cats went extinct, then the prey it ate probably would rise rapidly in its population.
Some "cats" have gone extinct, such as the sabertooth. However, the cat as a whole has never been completely extinct.
It would be an extinct species of cats, while other breeds thrive?
because cats are trying to go extinct, it's just evolution
Although wild cats may suffer from construction and cities, it is highly doubtful that they will become extinct in the near future. More cities --> more cats as pets --> more abandoned or escaped cats --> more feral cats. More cities --> more food for feral cats. More roads --> slightly less cats due to being run over, but not enough to make a big difference.
the extinct tigers: well if you count a sabertooth tiger then that would in total be 56 different kinds of extinct tiger :D Thanks The sabretooth cats were only distantly related to todays tigers, lions, and other big cats, the name "sabretooth tiger" is a misnomer. The extinct tiger subspecies are the Caspian, Javan, and Bali tigers.
Phorusracos became extinct in the Plio-Pleistocene. It is unknown why it became extinct. Some people said it was because of humans, others say it died due to competition from cats and dogs.
Panther is a general name for big cats (leopard jaguar couger) so they cannot go extinct and are not. Panther is often used as an abbreviation for black panther (perhaps this is what you meant?) These are just rare genetic conditions of cats, so were never a unique species so cannot go extinct
This is difficult to say. Currently there are several wild cat species on the endangered list, but if the question is about Domestic cats, then it is almost impossible to tell. Currently, there is an overpopulation in pet cats due to owners failing to spay and neuter their animals, so the Domestic cat species will not become extinct anytime soon.
they used to live in the ice age but now are extinct