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Fe·li·dae

(fē'li-dē),
A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers.
[L. felis, cat]

Felidae

the family of cats; includes the domestic cat (Felis catus) and feral cats of approximately the same dimensions. There are a large number of breeds of the former (see under cat) and a larger number of genera of the latter. See also lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, mountain lion, jaguar, ocelot, cheetah (acinonyx jubatus).
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The whole Cat family enjoys Grandma Cat's pie, leaving a single piece.
The serology lab had matched the proteins in the meat sample with something from the cat family.
Most of the 39 or so species in the cat family live solitary lives.
I first realized this cat family was expanding when I detected two kittens under the deck outside my front door last fall.
She and her cat family appreciate the many rental housing communities they have called home.
Visitors may also spy red-cockaded woodpeckers, wild turkeys, bald eagles, mink, gar, and an endangered member of the large cat family.
Zoo staff said the fertilization process using frozen sperm could be applied to endangered species such as the cheetah and snow leopard, which belong to the same cat family as the lion.
AND last of all, Mandu will stick up for the cat family by insisting the Lion Rampant becomes Scotland's sole national flag.
The cat family includes lions, tigers and pet cats.
The cat family is well represented with the sleek orange and black of the tiger, the assorted spots of the leopard, cheetah, and jaguar, and even the docile striping of the household tabby.
The serology section, which looks at meat protein and DNA techniques, established that the last thing the birds had eaten was in the cat family.