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housecat

[hous-kat] /ˈhaʊsˌkæt/
noun
1.
a domesticated cat kept as a pet.
Also, house cat.
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  • Bobcats, sometimes called wildcats, are roughly twice as big as the average housecat.
  • They are much smaller than giant pandas, growing to about the size of a housecat.
  • Octopi are said to be as smart as a housecat-and can be trained to twist the top off a soda bottle.
  • They don't want some boring housecat who wants to be loyal and faithful and true and all that silly stuff.
  • Around populated areas, one of the predators is the domestic housecat.
  • They have a fierce demeanor, and should not be approached, despite only being the size of a stocky housecat.

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