house cat

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felishouse 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 ?
As Stutely sat thus, there came a great house cat and rubbed against his knee, raising his robe a palm's-breadth high.
Being the whole Seventh Cavalry's reptile, he doesn't belong to anybody in particular, and hasn't any military duties; so he comes and goes as he pleases, and is popular with all the house cats and other authentic sources of private information.
This jaguarundi was about the size of a small house cat.
The new products include Pet Zone Pounce House Cat Tunnel, designed to be portable and collapsible for easy storage; Pet Zone Romp-A-Round Floor Toy, with jingling balls and a spinning toy feather for a multi-sensory experience; Pet Zone Kitty Kicker designed to inspire cats to exercise; and Pet Zone Catnip Crinkle Discs, designed to stimulate cats' senses.
It's time for Mia to be a house cat which will help manage her condition and keep her safe.
People think they are about the size of a house cat, but they're not,'' Ms.
This feline is not your usual house cat whom you find sleeping around all day.
Thea decides being a house cat is not so bad, as long as she can read wonderful books about adventures.
In Vientiane, Laos, where I served 1954-56, we had a house cat that can truly be called a Foreign Service cat.
A CREATURE looking like a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear has been named as a new species after being wrongly identified for 100 years.
by Erin Hunter This is the tale of a house cat named Rusty as he leaves home and joins a clan of wild cats.
Austin in the brew house raising a glass, In England, black cats are a symbol of good luck and this package also features an image of Mr, Austin's black brew house cat, Bridget.