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native cat

n
(Animals) Austral any of various Australian catlike carnivorous marsupials of the genus Dasyurus
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Noun1.native cat - carnivorous arboreal cat-like marsupials of Australia and Tasmanianative cat - carnivorous arboreal cat-like marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
dasyure - any of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens
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FLORENCE - Cougar sightings along Kingwood Street have prompted the city of Florence to issue a warning to residents, asking everyone to keep an eye out for the large native cats.
These beauties - tigers of the Highlands as they're called - are Britain's only native cats and can be seen just in small areas of Scotland.
Casting an eye over the intercounty landscape in 2011, Carter believes that his native Cats and champions Tipperary will battle it out again for the top prize.