Mudcat Café message #3795714 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #159332   Message #3795714
Posted By: Greg F.
14-Jun-16 - 06:31 PM
Thread Name: BS: a fisher-cat thread
Subject: RE: BS: a fisher-cat thread
Yup, Mike, thy're weasels & nuthin'to do with a cat - for some reason "fisher-cat" is a colloquial name for them in some parts of the U.S. The pine martin is another critter entirely.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_marten