Cats are very popular pets. The ones that stay inside are called indoor cats. The ones that go outside are called outdoor cats. A stray is a cat that has lost its home. An alley cat is a city cat that lives on garbage.
People who like cats are called "cat people." Are you a cat person? Or do you like dogs instead?
Many expressions contain the word "cat." Here are some of them:
Freida is a scaredy cat. (She is a person who is easily frightened)
The fat cats on Wall Street made a lot of money in 2013. (fat cat = rich person or business person)
Cat got your tongue? (Are you having trouble saying something?)
There’s more than one way to skin a cat. (There’s more than one way to do something.)
Don’t let the cat out of the bag. (Don’t say anything about this. It’s a secret.)
When the cat’s away, the mice will play. (People goof around when given the opportunity.)
It’s raining cats and dogs. (It’s raining very hard.)
You look like something the cat draggd in. (You look very tired or sick or exhausted.)