Felidae

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Noun1.Felidae - catsFelidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
felid, feline - any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
genus Lynx - lynxes
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
genus Smiledon, Smiledon - saber-toothed tigers
genus Nimravus, Nimravus - false sabertoothed tigers
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Jane wondered at their apparent apathy, and a moment later her wonder turned to amazement as she saw the great cat come quite close to the apes, who appeared entirely unconcerned by its presence, and, squatting down in their midst, fell assiduously to the business of preening, which occupies most of the waking hours of the cat family.
There are, too, fewer carnivorous reptiles at the north end of the island, and not so many of the great and ferocious members of the cat family as take their hideous toll of life among the races further south.
The conference praised the UAE model for its adoption of best practices in regulating the possession of dangerous animals, especially the big cat family, through enacting laws and regulations and enforcing deterrent penalties for the possession of these dangerous animals.
"Some mammals with specialized feeding habits and less exposure to specific tastes lose sensitivity to particular tastes, as has happened in panda and members of the cat family," Nishi said.
A campaign to promote the importance of leopard cat protection in Taiwan by decorating the interior of trains turned out to be rather embarrassing, as the illustrations of the endangered animal have drawn criticism for bearing a strong resemblance to the leopard, a much larger member of the cat family not found in Taiwan.
Archer, who recently passed away, came from a stray cat family staying at the Henry Sy grounds during the building's construction.
I'm excited for Grace and Kendall to join our Cat family."
The big cat family is amongst the strongest and most beautiful creatures on this planet.
Which is the only member of the big cat family to inhabit the Americas?
Tenders are invited for Construction of Open Moat type enclosures of Big Cat family animals (Lion, Tiger and Leopard), at Indroda Nature Park, Sector -7, Gandhinagar.
"We are feeling better now we have got our cat family back together but the five days Dotty was missing were the worst five days of my life.
Predominantly found in the western part of Saudi Arabia, sand cats are the only species of the cat family to live exclusively in the desert.