By Hannah Schardt You know lions and tigers and cheetahs. And if you have a pet cat, you know Felis catus—the house cat—very well, indeed! But did you know there are more than 30 other species of cats? Some are spotted; some are striped. Some weigh more than a person; others are smaller than a house cat. You really ought to meet them all. But to get you started, here are seven—one for every day of the week! SUNDAY: MARGAY This big-eyed, long-tailed cat is on a branch high up in a tree.