Animal Weight

How much does a Ring-tailed cat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Ring-tailed cat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus) on average weights 1.02 kg (2.24 lbs).

The Ring-tailed cat is from the family Procyonidae (genus: Bassariscus). It is usually born with about 27 grams (0.06 lbs). They can live for up to 16.5 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 33.9 cm (1′ 2″). On average, Ring-tailed cats can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 3.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Ring-tailed cat is 1.02 kg (2.24 lbs)

The ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) is a mammal of the raccoon family, native to arid regions of North America. Even though it is not a cat, it is also known as the ringtail cat, ring-tailed cat, miner’s cat or bassarisk, and is also sometimes called a “civet cat” (after similar, though only distantly related, cat-like carnivores of Asia and Africa). The ringtail is sometimes called a cacomistle, though this term seems to be more often used to refer to Bassariscus sumichrasti.

Animals of the same family as a Ring-tailed cat

We found other animals of the Procyonidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ring-tailed cat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Bassariscus astutus:

Animals with the same size as a Ring-tailed cat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Ring-tailed cat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Ring-tailed cat:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Ring-tailed cat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Ring-tailed cat: