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A cat, especially one that does not have a pedigree or is otherwise unremarkable.‘I have three other cats (two moggies and one Bengal/Tonkinese cross)’
cat, domestic cat, wild cat, alley cat, kittenView synonyms
- ‘But the adventurous moggy did not want to come down, and proceeded to play a game of cat and mouse with its pursuer.’
- ‘After three months of much-needed TLC, Monty the moggy is on the prowl for a new home.’
- ‘The moggy looked up at me gratefully - well, in so far as cats ever look grateful for anything - and there, hanging from its collar, was the fourth ring.’
- ‘They were too big to be from an ordinary moggy and there were marks from the animal's claws.’
- ‘He absolutely loved his moggies and he was one of the only people in the UK to successfully breed piranhas.’
- ‘The worried animal-lover contacted the RSPCA hoping it would be able to send an officer to help capture the rogue moggy.’
- ‘The owner scooted over from doing his genial rounds of the table and scooped up the hapless moggy, depositing him safely but unceremoniously on the street outside.’
- ‘He indicates the tough-looking moggy lying on his study floor.’
- ‘Boots the marmalade moggie got his marching orders from the Rose And Crown when he popped in for a beer.’
- ‘It was a clean sweep in the luck stakes for an adventurous moggy who survived getting stuck in a chimney - for four weeks’
- ‘The mischievous moggy has been bringing home the wool from an unknown source for the past six months.’
- ‘Just as eight out of ten cats may prefer a particular brand of cat food, you will never know whether your moggy is going to be the one that is going to balk at the sight of it.’
- ‘True, Leroy is more of a small leopard than a domestic moggy, but surely these three moggies could outflank him and make him overextend his supply chain or something.’
- ‘Back in the studio the tower is edited out so that the moggy is seen to effortlessly make the daring rooftop leap.’
- ‘But the moggy could soon be purring with pleasure if it wins the final of the ultimate survivor category of the Rescue Cat of the Year Award.’
- ‘The little moggy, who is believed to be between two or three years old was found in the Parks area by a RSPCA collection officer.’
- ‘The RSPCA officer cut the soggy moggy free from a bramble bush after she was found by workmen in the area.’
- ‘She quickly alerted the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, which used air bags to elevate the vehicle in order to pull out the stricken moggy.’
- ‘Then on New Year's Eve she picked up the Evening News and was stunned to see a moggy she is sure is Jazzy making the headlines.’
- ‘Hoping to reunite the poor moggy with its owners the Croydon Guardian ran a story of his plight in last week's edition.’
Late 17th century: variant of Maggie, pet form of the given name Margaret.
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