Definition of native cat in English:

native cat

noun

Australian
  • ‘quolls, commonly known as native cats, are under attack from the poisonous cane toad’
    another term for quoll
    • ‘Some call it a native cat but it isn't really a cat at all but a smaller relative of the Tasmanian devil.’
    • ‘There are four species of quoll in Australia and these spotted cat like carnivores are often called native cats.’
    • ‘A disease had swept through the animal enclosures, affecting not only tigers but Tasmanian devils and native cats.’