- A small domesticated mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractable claws.
- A wild mammal of the genus Felis, typically having a yellowish-brown coat and a short tail.
Old english catt, of germanic origin; related to dutch kat and german katze.
- The cat is sleeping on the couch.
- I saw a cat in the garden.
- The cat purred contentedly while being petted.
- The cat sharpened its claws on the scratching post.
- The cat chased the mouse under the bed.