Cats in Heraldry

Coat of arms

Sobrio is a former municipality in the district of Leventina in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 10 April 2016 it merged into the municipality of Faido.

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Gules a cat sejant guardant Argent. The cat on the flag of Sobrio comes from the nickname given to the inhabitants of this municipality."