Animal Weight

How much does a Rusty-spotted cat weight?

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

An adult Rusty-spotted cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) on average weights 1.42 kg (3.13 lbs).

The Rusty-spotted cat is from the family Felidae (genus: Prionailurus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 40.6 cm (1′ 4″). Usually, Rusty-spotted cats have 2 babies per litter.

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 Rusty-spotted cat is 1.42 kg (3.13 lbs)

The rusty-spotted cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) is one of the cat family’s smallest members, of which historical records are known only from India and Sri Lanka. In 2012, it was also recorded in the western Terai of Nepal. Since 2016, the global wild population is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List as it is fragmented and affected by loss and destruction of prime habitat, deciduous forests.

Animals of the same family as a Rusty-spotted cat

We found other animals of the Felidae family:

  • Lion bringing 158.75 kilos (349.98 lbs) to the scale
  • Snow leopard bringing 32.5 kilos (71.65 lbs) to the scale
  • Asian golden cat bringing 7.73 kilos (17.04 lbs) to the scale
  • Caracal bringing 11.98 kilos (26.41 lbs) to the scale
  • Leopard cat bringing 2.78 kilos (6.13 lbs) to the scale
  • Oncilla bringing 1.11 kilos (2.45 lbs) to the scale
  • Canada lynx bringing 9.73 kilos (21.45 lbs) to the scale
  • Flat-headed cat bringing 3.53 kilos (7.78 lbs) to the scale
  • Leopard bringing 52.4 kilos (115.52 lbs) to the scale
  • Iberian lynx bringing 11.08 kilos (24.43 lbs) to the scale

Animals with the same weight as a Rusty-spotted cat

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

Animals with the same size as a Rusty-spotted cat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Rusty-spotted cat

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