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, 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 - 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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Nevertheless the most domestic cat, which has lain on a rug all her days, appears quite at home in the woods, and, by her sly and stealthy behavior, proves herself more native there than the regular inhabitants.
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.
The traits and lairs of the domestic cats gone wild he also learned, as did he learn the wild loves of mountain farm-dogs with the free-roving coyotes.
In 2002 the European Fur Federation introduced its own code of conduct stating that the EU fur trade will not handle or offer for sale domestic cat and dog skins (Felis catus and Canis familiaris).
Mike O'Brien, the trade minister and Labour MP for North Warwickshire, said: "Animal welfare groups have rightly raised serious ethical concerns about the use of domestic cat and dog fur.
Or watch Alley, who made the 2015 Guinness World Records as the longest-jumping domestic cat. Her broad jump: six feet, with her TOV from a standstill.
Guinness World Records announced that the 12-year-old female British short-hair cat achieved the loudest purr by a domestic cat, peaking at 67.7 dB.
KITTENS will be in short supply on Tory Island next year after bird lovers were forced to neuter the domestic cat population in order to save a rare and endangered species.
RAWALPINDI -- In an act of kindness and professionalism, the Rescue 1122 staff saved a domestic cat's life by rescuing it from a well built on an empty plot in the city's Lalazar area on Wednesday.
Several days ago, very interesting insights were published here regarding a domestic cat caught on camera carrying away its catch at the popular Al Wakra fishing harbour.
But last night, they said they "did not believe" it was a black panther and SSPCA officials said it appeared to be a "large domestic cat".
A TALE of Two Kitties: Two cats, one man and a great big life-changing adventure, is author Nick Harding's journey from cat-hater to reluctant cat-owner (the mischievous moggies, Alvin and Barry) and finally to cat-lover, via an investigation of the weirdly fascinating domestic cat world.

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