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  • English
    • cat
    • Domestic Cat
    • Feral Cat
    • House Cat
  • French
    • chat haret
    • chat domestique
    • chat
  • Portuguese
    • Gato doméstico
  • Scientific Names
    • Felis catus
    • Felis catus domestica
    • Felis domesticus
    • Felis silvestris catus
    • Felis silvestris domesticus
  • Spanish
    • Gato doméstico
  • German
    • Hauskatze
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 家貓

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Recent observations

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

benjamin3

Date

July 9, 2015 08:26 PM PDT

Description

name: Castro
male

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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valter

Date

June 8, 2011 07:27 PM WEST

Description

Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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tony_wills

Date

July 28, 2015 03:43 PM NZST

Description

Another new marauder, trespassing during daylight - they seem to come from near and far.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

mariahewilson

Date

March 15, 2015 03:33 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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phlank

Date

October 26, 2013 11:31 AM CDT

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

July 21, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Half-grown tabby; a bit gaunt and scruffy; when it saw me it took off instantly. Probably dumped in the valley by someone tired of the responsibility of looking after it.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

merekitty

Date

July 19, 2015 12:30 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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merekitty

Date

July 19, 2015 08:34 PM CEST

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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maractwin

Date

July 19, 2015 10:22 AM EDT

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Square

What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

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raggabee

Date

June 24, 2015 12:04 AM PDT

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

raggabee

Date

June 24, 2015 01:14 AM PDT

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What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

rjadams55

Date

June 23, 2015

Description

While normally I wouldn't include photos of domestic cats, these were part of a feral colony living along the wharf and breakwater in Crecsent City, CA. To me, this puts them in the same wildlife category as feral donkeys and Rock Doves that while originated from domestic stock, are now living wild lives and are part of the ecology of the region.

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Description from Wikipedia

The domestic cat (Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus) is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal. It is often called the housecat when kept as an indoor pet, or simply the cat when there is no need to distinguish it from other felids and felines. Cats are often valued by humans for companionship and their ability to hunt vermin and household pests.

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