true cat

Definitions of true cat
  1. noun
    feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    synonyms: cat
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    Felis catus, Felis domesticus, domestic cat, house cat
    any domesticated member of the genus Felis
    any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
    kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat
    informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    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
    sand cat
    a desert wildcat
    European wildcat, Felis silvestris, catamountain
    bushy-tailed wildcat of Europe that resembles the domestic cat and is regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat
    Felis concolor, catamount, cougar, mountain lion, painter, panther, puma
    large American feline resembling a lion
    Felis pardalis, ocelot, panther cat
    nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
    Felis yagouaroundi, eyra, jaguarondi, jaguarundi, jaguarundi cat
    long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
    Felis ocreata, caffer cat, kaffir cat
    widely distributed wildcat of Africa and Asia Minor
    Felis chaus, jungle cat
    small Asiatic wildcat
    Felis serval, serval
    slender long-legged African wildcat having large untufted ears and tawny black-spotted coat
    Felis bengalensis, leopard cat
    small spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia
    Felis tigrina, tiger cat
    medium-sized wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-striped coat
    Felis wiedi, margay, margay cat
    small spotted wildcat found from Texas to Brazil
    Felis manul, Pallas's cat, manul
    small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and Mongolia
    catamount, lynx
    short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
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    felid, feline
    any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
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