Cat Anatomy

Created By:  Jennifer Liles and Allison Vinson



                 Kingdom Animalia                                                                        

                 Phylum Chordata                                                             

                 Class Mammalia                                                          

                 Order Carnivora                                               

                  Family Felidae

                  Genus Felis

                  Species Sylvestris




Click on the links below to explore the anatomy of two systems of the cat.


                                                Digestive System                     Reproductive System


                                      Digestive System Evolution         Reproductive System Evolution




Fishbeck, Dale W., and Aurora M. Sebstiani.  Comparative Anatomy: A Vertebrate Dissection Guide.  United States:  Morton

        Publishing Company, 2001.

Kardong, Kenneth V.  Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, and Evolution.  Third Edition.  McGraw-Hill Companies,

        Inc., 2002

Marieb, Elaine N., and jon Mallatt.  Human Anatomy.  Third Edition.  United States:  Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 2001.


Perdue University.  "Comparative Digestive Physiology in a Nutshell."  Internet Course.  2001