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Felis

Summary

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  • 12 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Felis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Felis catus (cat); group of feral cats. Note variation in coat-colour.
TitleGroup of feral cats
CaptionFelis catus (cat); group of feral cats. Note variation in coat-colour.
CopyrightPublic Domain - released by Boris Dimitrov from Serbia/via wikipedia
Felis catus (cat); group of feral cats. Note variation in coat-colour.
Group of feral catsFelis catus (cat); group of feral cats. Note variation in coat-colour.Public Domain - released by Boris Dimitrov from Serbia/via wikipedia
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult female, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
TitleVector
CaptionCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult female, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
Copyright©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult female, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
VectorCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult female, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult male, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
TitleVector
CaptionCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult male, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
Copyright©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult male, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.
VectorCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult male, lateral view. Slide mounted specimen.©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Felis catus (cat); adult, sat on wire fence. USA.
TitleAdult
CaptionFelis catus (cat); adult, sat on wire fence. USA.
Copyright©Rebekah D. Wallace/University of Georgia/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Felis catus (cat); adult, sat on wire fence. USA.
AdultFelis catus (cat); adult, sat on wire fence. USA.©Rebekah D. Wallace/University of Georgia/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult, lateral view of head. Slide mounted specimen.
TitleVector
CaptionCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult, lateral view of head. Slide mounted specimen.
Copyright©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult, lateral view of head. Slide mounted specimen.
VectorCtenocephalides felis (cat flea); adult, lateral view of head. Slide mounted specimen.©PaDIL/Ken Walker/Museum Victoria - CC BY 3.0 AU
Felis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Trailhead in the Iao Valley, West Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 2005.
TitleA pride of feral cats
CaptionFelis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Trailhead in the Iao Valley, West Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 2005.
Copyright©Sara Golemon/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Trailhead in the Iao Valley, West Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 2005.
A pride of feral catsFelis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Trailhead in the Iao Valley, West Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 2005.©Sara Golemon/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Many of these cats have been spayed or neutered; one of their ears is then clipped to indicate that they are sterile. This action will fix the breeding problem, but does not address the predation issue.  Holoholokai Beach Park in Mauna Lani, Puako, Hawaii, USA. Ocotber 2010.
TitleA pride of feral cats
CaptionFelis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Many of these cats have been spayed or neutered; one of their ears is then clipped to indicate that they are sterile. This action will fix the breeding problem, but does not address the predation issue. Holoholokai Beach Park in Mauna Lani, Puako, Hawaii, USA. Ocotber 2010.
Copyright©troy mckaskle/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Many of these cats have been spayed or neutered; one of their ears is then clipped to indicate that they are sterile. This action will fix the breeding problem, but does not address the predation issue.  Holoholokai Beach Park in Mauna Lani, Puako, Hawaii, USA. Ocotber 2010.
A pride of feral catsFelis catus (cat); a pride of feral cats. Many of these cats have been spayed or neutered; one of their ears is then clipped to indicate that they are sterile. This action will fix the breeding problem, but does not address the predation issue. Holoholokai Beach Park in Mauna Lani, Puako, Hawaii, USA. Ocotber 2010.©troy mckaskle/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); a four month old feral kitten eating an adult cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus spp.). nr. Denver, Colorado, USA. 2009.
TitlePredation
CaptionFelis catus (cat); a four month old feral kitten eating an adult cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus spp.). nr. Denver, Colorado, USA. 2009.
Copyright©Jake Berzon/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Felis catus (cat); a four month old feral kitten eating an adult cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus spp.). nr. Denver, Colorado, USA. 2009.
PredationFelis catus (cat); a four month old feral kitten eating an adult cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus spp.). nr. Denver, Colorado, USA. 2009.©Jake Berzon/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Felis catus (cat); cat eating a bird (Great tit, Parus major).
TitlePredation
CaptionFelis catus (cat); cat eating a bird (Great tit, Parus major).
Copyright©dr_relling/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); cat eating a bird (Great tit, Parus major).
PredationFelis catus (cat); cat eating a bird (Great tit, Parus major).©dr_relling/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 2.0
Felis catus (cat); an adult cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), a typical ectoparasite of cats, both domestic and feral.
TitleCat flea
CaptionFelis catus (cat); an adult cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), a typical ectoparasite of cats, both domestic and feral.
Copyright©Joseph Berger/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Felis catus (cat); an adult cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), a typical ectoparasite of cats, both domestic and feral.
Cat fleaFelis catus (cat); an adult cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), a typical ectoparasite of cats, both domestic and feral.©Joseph Berger/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Felis

International Common Names

  • English: small cats

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Carnivora
  •                         Suborder: Fissipeda
  •                             Family: Felidae
  •                                 Genus: Felis

List of Diseases and Disorders

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Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito)
Aedes hendersoni
Aedes togoi
Aedes triseriatus
Aedes trivittatus
Aedes vexans vexans
Amblyomma americanum
Amiota variegata
Anopheles farauti
Anopheles koliensis
Anopheles punctulatus
Anopheles quadrimaculatus (common malaria mosquito)
bloat
Boophilus microplus
Borrelia burgdorferi
bovine enterovirus infection
bullous pemphigoid
cavernous sinus syndrome
Ceratophyllus gallinae
Cheyletiella blakei
Cheyletiella parasitivorax
Cheyletus eruditus
Chlamydophila psittaci
chronic inflammatory bowel disease
Cochliomyia hominivorax (New World screwworm)
conjunctivitis
Coronavirus
Coxiella burnetii
Ctenocephalides canis
Ctenocephalides felis
Culex pipiens pallens
Culex pipiens pipiens
Culex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito)
Culiseta melanura
Cytauxzoon felis
Dermacentor andersoni
Dermacentor marginatus
Dermacentor nitens
Dermacentor pictus
Dermacentor variabilis
Echidnophaga gallinacea
Echinococcus multilocularis
Escherichia coli
Fannia canicularis
feline asthma syndrome
feline infectious peritonitis
feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions
follicular dysplasia
Haemaphysalis longicornis
Haemaphysalis punctata
Haemophilus somnus infection
helminthoses
hyperparathyroidism
inflammatory bowel disease
intravascular lymphoma
Ixodes hexagonus
Ixodes holocyclus
Ixodes ricinus (sheep tick)
Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes tasmani
Leptopsylla segnis
leptospirosis
leukocytosis
leukopenia
Listeria monocytogenes
Lucilia sericata
lymphangiosarcoma
mannosidosis
Mansonia annulifera
mast cell tumours
mastocytosis
Metagonimus yokogawai
Metorchis bilis
myasthenia gravis
Mycobacterium bovis
mycoses
myocardial infarction
myocardial necrosis
Neotrombicula autumnalis
odontoclastic resorptive lesions
Opisthorchis felineus
Ornithodoros puertoricensis
Otobius megnini
paraganglioma
Pasteurella multocida
pet foods deficiency diseases
Phlebotomus guggisbergi
Phlebotomus langeroni
Phlebotomus papatasi
polycythaemia
polycythemia vera
Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
Pulex irritans
rabies virus
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Rhipicephalus turanicus
Rhodnius prolixus
Salmonella typhimurium
Sarcoptes scabiei
Serratia marcescens
Spilopsyllus cuniculi
staggering disease
surra
systemic lupus erythematosus
tissue cysts
Toxoplasma gondii
toxoplasmosis
tracheal rupture
Triatoma dimidiata
Triatoma infestans
Triatoma sordida
Trypanosoma evansi
tuberculosis
uraemic acidosis
vitamin K deficiency
volvulus
white park calf spongiform encephalopathy
xanthomatosis
yersiniosis