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THE PLIGHT OF THE TIGER

Worldwide, tigers are in peril. There are only about 3,500 tigers left roaming in the wild, a drastic decline from 100,000 just a century ago. Out of a total of nine sub-species of the tiger (Panthera tigris), four sub-species have gone extinct in the last 70 years and the Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) could be the next.

Recognised as the 9th subspecies in 2004, Malaysia’s very own Malayan tiger is found only in the Malay Peninsula and is critically endangered. With a population decrease from an estimated 3,000 in the 1950’s to less than 200 at present, the Malayan tiger- the national icon of strength, beauty and courage- is on the brink of extinction.

Threats to the survival of wild tigers are mounting. Globally, the tiger has lost 93% of its habitat and it is targeted by poachers. A world without wild tigers may become a reality in our lifetime unless drastic measures are taken.

The time to save them is now or never.

The Malayan tiger needs protection in the forests and support from concerned citizens in Malaysia and around the world. We need more people to join the fight to save our tigers NOW.

our conservation effort

Partnership

Malaysia’s unique alliance that brings like-spirited NGOs for saving tigers together.

Protection

A citizen conservation programme that allows members of the public to be directly involved in the protection of tigers, their prey and habitats.

Community Engagement

Empowering members of the public and engaging local communities to be the stewards of tigers and their forests.

Advocacy

Working closely with the federal and state governments to improve polices and practice to better protection of tigers, their prey and habitats.

Reforestation

Restoration of important yet severely damaged tiger habitats by planting trees and promoting natural regeneration.

Outreach

Action oriented programmes to spread awareness on how to play part in saving tigers.

Citizen Action for Tigers

Everyone can play a role in tiger conservation effort.

Join a CAT Walk

An anti-poaching, anti-deforestation guided walk at a critical tiger habitat. While enjoying a hike through the forest, your will keep your eyes on illegal activities and signs of endangered species.

Wildlife Crime Hotline

The 24-hour Wildlife Crime Hotline allows everyone to easily report suspected wildlife crimes.

Shop For A Cause

All proceeds will be channeled to protect tigers and restore their habitats and prey species. Your support will enable MYCAT to continue empowering citizen conservationists and engaging local communities through Citizen Action for Tigers (CAT) program.

Make a donation

Your contribution will support the effort to give tigers a better future.

Press Release

Press release PAHANG COMMITED TO PROTECT TIGER CORRIDOR AT SG YU Download the press release here.  Muat turun siaran media di sini. 4 December 2019,

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Vacancy

VACANCY at MYCAT: CITIZEN CONSERVATION COORDINATOR An opportunity to inspire and empower people to save tigers and restore their forests VACANCY at MYCAT: CITIZEN CONSERVATION

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Press Release

Press release GLOBAL TIGER DAY 2019 HARI HARIMAU SEDUNIA 2019 28 July 2019, Kuala Lumpur: The Malayan Tiger is today on the verge of extinction,

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THE REALM OF THE TIGER

MYCAT The Realm of the Tiger A field conservation and education programme 20 to 24 March 2020 Location Yu River Ecological Corridorin Pahang, Malaysia. Date

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Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers

MYCAT is the alliance of the Malaysian Nature Society, TRAFFIC, Wildlife Conservation Society-Malaysia, Wildlife Society of Selangor and WWF-Malaysia, supported by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia for the recovery of wild tiger populations.