27th October 1825 William Cobbett encounter with the puma Tarmer, writer and political commentator, William Cobbett reports 'a big grey cat, the size of a medium-sized spaniel' at the ruins of Waverley Abbey.
4th September 1964 Puma sighted at Munstead A blackberry-picker at Munstead sees a creature almost 5 feet in length - excluding its tail. It is golden brown in colour, has a cat-like face and a brown stripe running down its back. Later the same day, tracks are found on Munstead common in sandy soil and are followed for half a mile before vanishing into some bushes - the creature seemingly having jumped a high fence.
23rd September 1964 Animal attacks reported Two separate instances of apparent attacks on wildlife and livestock are reported. A roe deer is found dead with a broken neck and what are described as 'claw scratches' on its flanks. The same day, a heifer is found deeply wounded but alive - displaying similar claw wounds.
24th September 1964 Puma sighting at Dunsfold A motorist reports a puma crossing the road in front of his car as he approaches Dunsfold.
4th July 1966 Worplesdon puma sighting For twenty minutes, a small crowd - including policemen - watch from 100 yards as a labrador-sized cat with a white-tipped tail as it stalks and kills a rabbit.