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feline (s) (noun), felines (pl)
Belonging to or typical of animals of the cat family, including lions, tigers, leopards, and domestic cats: Most people are better acquainted with domestic felines than those of the wild species.

When Sally sees her tabby creeping forward toward a mouse, trying not to scare it away before she can pounce, then she's definitely being a stealthy feline.

During mankind's history, felines have even been worshipped as deities; and they never let their owners forget it.

Priests worshipping and honoring a cat god and living felines.
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Among the ancient Egyptians, felines were considered deities and there are those in these modern times who believe that cats still hold places of honor and special attention!

 
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feline (adjective), more feline, most feline
1. A reference to members of the felid family: Most domestic cats share a similar feline behavior in that they usually have nice fur and are very friendly with their owners and other members of the family.
Domestic feline animals have a special attractiveness.

2. Similar to a cat; especially, in graceful movement or stealthiness: Sam, the burglar, had very feline movements and so he was able to climb silently over the roof tops to escape detection.
Crafty and sly like cat.
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feline distemper (s) (noun), feline distempers (pl)
An infectious viral disease of the members of the feline family which causes vomiting and diarrhea and is often fatal: Sadly, Lina's kitty recently died of feline distemper.
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feline upper respiratory infection (s) (noun), feline upper respiratory infections (pl)
An illness of the nose, throat, and sinus area of felids which is very similar to the common cold in humans: Olive's Egyptian cat was ill and it was diagnosed by the veterinarian as having a feline upper respiratory infection; a dangerous condition but treatable with medications.

In tabbies, these feline upper respiratory infections, which are common and very contagious, are more common in areas associated with overcrowding and poor sanitation; for example, in catteries and rescue shelters and also in outdoor feral cat populations (a feral cat or other animal is one that lives in a wild state but was once kept as a pet or lived on a farm).

Several organisms, both bacterial and viral, can cause the feline upper respiratory infection and the two primary viruses usually are feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV) and feline calicivirus (FCV).

Feline Chlamydia, a bacterial infection, can also result in feline upper respiratory tract infections; as well as, other organisms which are spread from felid to kitty through eye, nasal, and oral secretions.

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A reference to members of the cat family; similar to a cat; especially, in graceful movements or stealthiness; being sly and clever at tricking others. (1)