Cat, a meat-eating animal. The cat family includes not only the domestic cat, but also the tiger, lion, leopard, lynx, bobcat, and many others. Wild cats are dangerous predators, but the domestic cat is a pet and companion and is valuable as a means of controlling rats, mice, and other rodents. The young of most wild cats are called cubs; the young of domestic cats are kittens.The Devon rex is a domestic cat of English origin.
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Wildcat is any of the many kinds of small, undomesticated cats. Wildcats are native to nearly all parts of the world, but the name is usually applied to the European wildcat and to the North American bobcat.
Jaguar, the largest cat of the Western Hemisphere. It resembles the leopard, but is larger and has a somewhat shorter tail.