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MACHARS MYSTERY CAT
MINISTER and his young daughter are convinced that The
own mystery big cat.
as they drove west along the A75 road towards the Barskeoch
just west of Newton Stewart early on Sunday morning they
saw what looked
like a cougar crossing in front of them.
Richard Trumayne told the Free Press this week:
was too big to be a
cat or even a wildcat. It was just crossing the road.
We had a full view
sitting high up in the van.
just padded across the road on great big paws. You could
year old daughter Callie said:
first I thought it was black
panther but it was not black. It's tail was swooped
down with just a little
piece of curl at the rear.
is the first time I have ever seen anything like this in
Trumayne, who ministers to travelling people is normally
based in Berwick
and travels the A75 to the travellers site
at Barlockhart outside Glenluce.
It is the first time he has seen the big