Photo: Ricky the Jaguarundi

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eyra cat

credit: Jennifer Umland

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Meet Ricky

Ricky the Jaguarundi lives at Project Survival's Cat Haven in Dunlap, California. The Jaguarundi, also known as a puma yagouaroundi or eyra cat, is native to Central and South America and is about the size of a house cat. According to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the cats typically hunt alone or in pairs and prey on reptiles, birds, and small mammals.

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