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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Cygnus of Ferndale, Michigan, a Silver Maine Coon cat is the record holder for the longest tail on a domestic cat (living) at 44.
that the blotched markings were common enough to be associated with the domestic cat .
Cats" has information on domestic cat colors, characteristics, claws, eating, hunting, and life expectancy, plus multiple color photo portraits of many different individual cats.
silvestris populations and of the relationship of the domestic cat within this assemblage stems from morphological similarities among these groups.
Dartmoor Zoological Park raised the alarm when the animal - the size of a large domestic cat - escaped at 10.
n The domestic cat is the only species able to hold its tail vertically while walking.
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.