The big cats in this family, like the lion, tiger, jaguar and leopard, can roar, but they can't purr. Cat and lion belong to Felidae while dogs belong to Canidae.
In this way, which animals are members of the cat family?
Most species in this order are solitary and hunt at night. Species in this family include the cheetah, the caracal, the Chinese desert cat, the jaguarundi, the ocelot, the serval, the Eurasian lynx, the fishing cat, the lion, the tiger, and the snow leopard.
What kind of animal is a feline?
Feline, (family Felidae), any of 37 cat species that among others include the cheetah, puma, jaguar, leopard, lion, lynx, tiger, and domestic cat.
Is dog a cat family?
House cats are genus Felis, species catus. Dogs and foxes are part of the other big group, the caniformes, or doglike carnivores. Foxes belong to the Canidae family, which also includes wolves, jackals, coyotes, and dogs, both wild and domestic.