Definitions of "semi-feral" in relation to cats vary, but essentially describe a domesticated cat that has reverted to the wild (is no longer owned or kept by someone). Semi-feral cats may continue to live in proximity to humans and may be accustomed to their presence.

Feral cats on the other hand are generally agreed to be "wild" cats that have never been domesticated. A semi-feral cat that mates and gives birth to a litter will have produced feral offspring.

ee also

* Cat
* Feral

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