What does the word cat mean?

Usage examples for cat

  1. I take it, by the way you are breathing, that you and the cat have been having a race. – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  2. There was not noise enough to wake a cat. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  3. They caught here many cat- fish. – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney