alley cat

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alley cat

n.
A homeless or stray cat in an urban area.

alley cat

n
1. a homeless cat that roams in back streets

al′ley cat`


n.
a stray domestic cat.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alley cat - a homeless cat
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
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Hugely influential musicians from a selection of bands who played that venue back in the day - The Just 5, The Alley Cats and The Aztecs (for a start) will take to the stage to revisit a scene that not only launched our greatest musical export, but inspired everyone from Gary Moore to Thin Lizzy.
Alley cats only send invitations to people they know or people they have a specific reason for connecting to, but they accept invitations from just about anyone.
Top Cat - or TC - and his gang of scamming alley cats face a tough test as the bumbling Officer Dibble is replaced by a new chief.
When he sends bullying robocops after the alley cats, wily TC and his oddball gang find themselves fighting for their way of life.
30pm and will be followed by a fundraising evening at the pub, with rock'n'roll band The Alley Cats and a burlesque show.
Hundreds of people attended the event, which included a wide range of indoor and outdoor stalls, refreshments and entertainment provided by the Alley Cats and local dancers.
Dave Brian, from the Alley Cats band, said he has been under great pressure from fans to organise another concert.
Cat enthusiasts will want to consider the plight of the common alley cat in URBAN TAILS; INSIDE THE HIDDEN WORLD OF ALLEY CATS, which pairs fine photos by Knox with text by Sara Neeley.
Performing in the AMC Plaza near the food booths will be Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries and the doo-wop group the Alley Cats.
He makes friends with the alley cats and at night he dreams of Jalal, who teaches him the seven skills that are like martial arts that will help him save his family and the city cats from the wicked Gentleman and show him that he is indeed the quintessential Blue.
Consider the Eyes (Take a Quaalude Now), Weirdos (We've Got the Neutron Bomb), and The Alley Cats (Nothing Means Nothing Anymore)--there's no pre-packaging to jam into a marketing slot, just bruises, backyard parties, lipstick smears, and raw strips of songs that virtually spurt blood that you'll want to play again and again.
It is eerily quiet for an Eastern city, with only a handful of small, Indian-run shops, a few poor immigrant families, and tribes of skinny alley cats.