Felis domesticus

DEFINITIONS OF: Felis domesticus

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n any domesticated member of the genus Felis

Synonyms:
Felis catus, domestic cat, house cat
Types:
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kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat
informal terms referring to a domestic cat
mouser
a cat proficient at mousing
alley cat
a homeless cat
tom, tomcat
male cat
queen, 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, tortoiseshell-cat
a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings
Persian cat
a long-haired breed of cat
Angora, Angora cat
a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
Siamese, Siamese cat
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, Maltese cat
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, Manx cat
a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man
gib
a castrated tomcat
blue point Siamese
Siamese cat having a bluish cream-colored body and dark grey points
Type of:
domestic animal, domesticated animal
any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
cat, true cat
feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
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