Police have issued a warning to the public after reports of big cats in Easter Ross and Sutherland.
A “large panther-type” cat was spotted walking near Dornoch’s caravan park and golf course on Saturday morning.
Another member of the public spotted what they described as a “very large, muscular black cat with a square head” in the Fendon area of Tain last week.
Northern Constabulary has asked for any further sightings but also urged people not to approach the animals.
The Tain cat was seen last Thursday.
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