What species of cats are in Africa?

There are cats in Africa, but not the kind of cats you have, or imagine. The common cats that spring to mind are the big cats: Lions, Leopards and Cheetahs. However there are many medium-sized and even very small species of cat that are native to Africa:

Medium-sized cat:

African Golded Cat

Caracal

Serval

Smaller-size cat:

African Wildcat

Black-Footed Cat (one of the smallest species of cat)

Sand Cat