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The Ball-Tailed Cat, sometimes called Ding-Ball (Felis candaglobosa, or Felis caudaglobosa) is a fearsome critter from North American legend. It is once said to have lined in a much more wilder circulation than at present day, but now the Ball-Tailed Cat is confined in Harney County, Oregon and Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

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The Ball-Tailed Cat's appearance is that of a fair-sized cat of about the dimensions of the wildcat, but with a far more aggressive disposition. Its chief physical characteristic is a hard, heavy, bony ball on the end of its tail, with the tail tip on the top of the ball. The feet are clawed, making it an excellent climber and it has the habit of lying out on a tree limb. When an unsuspecting lumberjack passes beneath, the cat drops on its victim and pounds the lumberjack to death with the ball. Male Ball-Tailed Cats use their tails to drum on a hollow log and attract females. The Ball-Tailed Cat has similar traits to the Sliver Cat and the Dingmaul, with the latter two thought to be variations of the tale, and that all three cats are distantly related. The Ball-Tailed Cat is also thought to be a less but still highly-developed variant of the same phylum as the Sliver Cat

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