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Cats (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Cats
Used for/see from:
  • Cat, Domestic
  • Felis catus
  • Felis domestica
  • Felis silvestris catus
See also:

Great cats, 1991: p. 53 (Domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus)

Mammal species of the world, 1993: p. 290 (Felis silvestris, synonyms F. catus, F. lybica. "Includes F. catus (worldwide), which was domesticated from this species.")

Corbet world list of mamm. sp.: p. 113 (Felis silvestris (catus) (lybica), wild cat)

Walker mamm. world: v. 2, p. 1187 (Felis catus, domestic cat) p. 1192 ("The domestic cat evidently is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia, F. silvestris libyca.")

Here are entered works on domestic breeds of cats. Works on the family of cats are entered under Felidae.

Example under Pets

Note under Felidae