I don't see why all the animosity?
If someone believes and spends time and energy on his belief, so what ?
If someone doesn't believe, why try to ridicule the other guy ?
personally I'm about 99% sure in my own mind that there aren't big cats breeding in the UK. Of course there were releases and escapees in the past, but I very much doubt they met up and bred, they probably died very quickly, having been pets or captives .
But just as I'd like there to be a Loch Ness monster, Sasquatch, Yeti, I'm sure, like big cats in the UK, they don't exist.........but I'd love to be pro