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Noun: house cat
  1. A domesticated cat, commonly kept as a pet
    - domestic cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus, cat, kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat, moggy [Brit], moggie [Brit], mog [Brit]

Derived forms: house cats

Type of: cat, domestic animal, domesticated animal, true cat

Part of: clowder, Felis, genus Felis

Encyclopedia: House cat