Vocabulary Practice: Cats

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Many people around the world and throughout history have kept cats as ...... They provide companionship and many people love them.
  • 2
    Cats also provide some useful household functions. For example, they help keep houses free of ..... such as mice and rats.
  • 3
    Cats that have been bred and trained to live with humans in their environments are known as ..... cats.
  • 4
    Wild cats, that survive on their own in a natural environment without direct human assistance, are called ..... cats.
  • 5
    Cats are also known as ......
  • 6
    Cats are very ..... creatures. They like to bat balls of yarn around and will sometimes occupy themselves with a fake mouse for hours.
  • 7
    Cats, like rabbits and dogs, have long, course hairs on their faces that are called ......
  • 8
    Cats make several distinctive sounds. For example, they meow and also ..... when enjoying human companionship.
  • 9
    Cats like to sharpen their ..... on scratching posts, carpets, or upholstery.
  • 10
    Cats have fairly good ...... Studies have shown that cats can remember visual images longer than dogs can. They are also able to remember images as long as monkeys can.

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