Animal Size

Fishing cat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Fishing cat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) reaches an average size of 77.9 cm (2′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 10 years, they grow from 170 grams (0.37 lbs) to 8.83 kg (19.46 lbs). A Fishing cat has 2 babies at once. The Fishing cat (genus: Prionailurus) is a member of the family Felidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Fishing cat is  (2' 7

The fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is a medium-sized wild cat of South and Southeast Asia. Since 2016, it is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. Fishing cat populations are threatened by destruction of wetlands and have declined severely over the last decade. The fishing cat lives foremost in the vicinity of wetlands, along rivers, streams, oxbow lakes, in swamps, and mangroves.The fishing cat is the state animal of West Bengal.

Animals of the same family as a Fishing cat

We found other animals of the Felidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Fishing cat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Fishing cat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Fishing cat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Fishing cat:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Fishing cat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Fishing cat:

Animals with the same weight as a Fishing cat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Prionailurus viverrinus: