domestic cat

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Noun1.domestic cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felisdomestic cat - 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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Some thought it was part flying squirrel or some other wild animal, which is not impossible, for, according to naturalists, prolific hybrids have been produced by the union of the marten and domestic cat.
The domestic cat that had gone wild and that preyed on his pigeons, he found, by the comparative standard, to be of no less paramount menace than a Charles Klinkner in the field of finance, trying to raid him for several millions.
My mate Ginger reckons there are plans to cross a domestic cat with a lion.
THE highly-elusive Kellas Cat, pictured left, which is black and slightly larger than a big domestic cat, was always dismissed as a mythical creature.
They are about the size of a domestic cat and can measure up to 53cm long, with a bushy tail of 25cm.
In a feline protein that helps stop FIV replication, researchers have found evidence of an ancient arms race between Felis sllvestris catus, the species familiar today as the domestic cat, and the virus.
The cases reported in this study were primarily from urban areas with nearby access to veterinarians and with cat owners/caretakers motivated to treat infected animals; therefore, our findings may not accurately estimate the prevalence of this pathogen within the feral and rural domestic cat populations.
Cat judges will be peeking, scrutinising and judging the four legged prima donnas in a variety of categories, both for pure breed and the humble domestic cat.
By studying African wildcats, an ancestor to the domestic cat, Purina ONE identified several ways to enrich the lives of domestic cats, including the right activity and proper nutrition.
Most foxes are little bigger or heavier than a domestic cat and cats must prove formidable opponents in a fight.
They discuss the genetic relationship between the domestic cat and the rest of its family, the basis for its domestication, its sensory abilities, mechanisms of behavior, learning and intelligence, behavioral development, communication, feeding behavior, hunting and predation, social behavior, the cat-human relationship, and cat welfare.
Turns out it was nothing more fearsome than a big domestic cat.

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