Felis catus


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Noun1.Felis catus - any domesticated member of the genus FelisFelis catus - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
domestic animal, domesticated animal - any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
cat, true cat - feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat, kitty - informal terms referring to a domestic cat
mouser - a cat proficient at mousing
alley cat - a homeless cat
tomcat, tom - male cat
tabby, queen - female cat
tabby, tabby cat - a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black
tiger cat - a cat having a striped coat
calico cat, tortoiseshell-cat, tortoiseshell - a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings
Persian cat - a long-haired breed of cat
Angora cat, Angora - a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
Siamese cat, Siamese - a slender short-haired blue-eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tip
Burmese cat - a short-haired breed with body similar to the Siamese cat but having a solid dark brown or grey coat
Egyptian cat - a domestic cat of Egypt
Maltese cat, Maltese - a term applied indiscriminately in the United States to any short-haired bluish-grey cat
Abyssinian, Abyssinian cat - a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat
Manx cat, Manx - a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man
clowder - a group of cats
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Barratt DG (1998) Predation by house cats, Felis catus (L), in Canberra II.
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