Domestic Cat Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758Non-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Feral Cat, House Cat.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Carnivora   >   Family Felidae   >   Genus Felis   


Frequent host to the Cat Flea.

There are 225 records in the project database.

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A Domestic Cat in Carroll Co., Maryland (2/20/2021). Photo by Barbara Speckart. (MBP list)

A Domestic Cat in Washington Co., Maryland (2/17/2018). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Domestic Cat in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/6/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Domestic Cat in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/21/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Domestic Cat at Sunset Park in Ocean City, Worcester Co., Maryland (11/9/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

Domestic Cat in Howard Co., Maryland (5/6/2023). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

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