Abberton (Essex) - Abberton reservoir, south of Colchester
A large black cat was seen at the reservoir.
An old magic lantern slide of Aberystwyth.
Aberystwyth (Dyfed) - Countryside surrounding the area
Something here killed over fifty sheep in the space of a year; police marksmen were called in to comb the area.
Airdrie (Lanarkshire) - Easter Dunsyston Farm
The family at the farm reported finding two cat-like paw prints in fresh mud, fifteen centimetres in length.
Akenham (Suffolk) - Farm Track
18 February 2012, 09:50
Police reported that a man had called them saying that a large cat had attacked a deer. The deer had been found with marks around the throat area.
Allithwaite (Cumbria) - Outskirts of village, off the main road
Walking along the side of the main road out of village, this witness watched a large black panther-like cat in one of the fields, heading towards a nearby patch of woodland. The witness could compare the height of the creatures to nearby cows and estimated the cat was three foot (ninety centimetres) high at the shoulder. After a minute, the creature walked into the trees.
Anglesey (Gwynedd) - Road towards Wylfa
While driving to the power station, this witness spotted a black cat larger than an Alsatian. The creature had a long bushy tail and sat in a crouched position. The witness watched the creature for three or four seconds and was slightly unnerved by it.
Anglesey (Gwynedd) - Several areas over the island, including Llandona Beach
A large black cat, thought to be either a puma or panther, has been blamed for attacking horses and stealing foals.
Ashford (Kent) - Close to railway line, Ham Street
A man spotted an Alsatian sized cat near his home. The creature was jet black and had a long tail. The witness had recently lost his own pet cat and speculated that it had been eaten by the panther.
Aspley (Nottinghamshire) - Trentham Drive
A puma-sized cat, tabbyish in colour, was seen emerging from the garden of a bungalow before crossing the road. The creature made a loud noise before disappearing into another garden.
Assington (Suffolk) - Assington, near Sudbury
One of many big cat sightings reported in Suffolk during 1996.
Attleborough (Norfolk) - A11, near Attleborough
A large unknown cat was seen by both motorists and a policeman.
Austrey (Warwickshire) - General area
Attacks on animals, including a dead pregnant sheep which had been stripped to the bone, convinced many farmers in the area that a large cat prowled the area.
Baglan (West Glamorgan) - General area and surrounding countryside
Known about by locals for many years, it was not until 2005 when an off-duty police officer spotted the creature along Ladies Walk reports were taken more seriously. Hair and print analysis showed the cat to be a puma.
Ballybogy (aka Ballybogey) (County Antrim) - General area and surrounding countryside
A joint army and police team created 'Operation Big Cat' after two dead calves were found and a local man admitted releasing a puma and a panther from his private collection. Although there were dozens of sightings and livestock attacks, the cats were never caught.
Ballyvourney (County Cork) - Unnamed Road
A large cat seen as it stepped in front of a car was later identified as a lynx.
Banbury (Oxfordshire) - Surrounding area
Named as a big cat hotspot, this area of Oxfordshire has had dozens of reports of large felines over the first five years of the twenty-first century.
Banwell (Somerset) - Banwell Hill
While walking her dog, Helen Stokes encountered a large black creature that she described as 'very fast'. Both owner and pet ran away from the creature.
Barnham (Norfolk) - Barnham Common
19 April 1985
An unidentified large cat was seen in the woods in the area.
Barnstaple (Devon) - Civic centre
This large black cat was seen loitering close to the town centre.
Beccles (Suffolk) - Exact location not known
This cat was shot and killed by a local farmer, who claimed both police and the Government asked him to destroy the body and tell no one about the incident.
Beeley (Derbyshire) - Moor
March 2016 (cat), phantom horseman on first full moon in March
A cat, reportedly the size of a small horse, darted out in front of a car. The previous year, a panther was observed on the moor, from which the witnesses fled. The moor is also said to be haunted by a phantom horseman who appears once a year.
Belfast (County Antrim) - Cavehill Park, Upper Hightown end
31 August 2008
Several independent witnesses called the police to report a sandy coloured cat in this park. The nearby Belfast Zoo reported no animals missing. A search of the area by police failed to find the feline.
Bennachie (Aberdeenshire) - Countryside in area
This big black cat was blamed for dead sheep and causing disruption in the neighbourhood.
Berrington (Shropshire) - Area once known as Banky Piece (no longer exists) and church
Circa fifteenth century
The wooden effigy on display in the church is known as 'Owd Scriven o' Brompton', and is said to have been a knight who encountered a lion in the area. The knight managed to slay the big cat, although was left with a large scar on his face, which is visible in the effigy.
Biddlestone (Wiltshire) - General area
Another ABC hotspot, dozens of witnesses have encountered a large black cat in the region over recent years. In 2007, a group of off-duty police officers and their families spotted the creature; they described at the cat as being the size of large dog but with a lower profile.