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* As with their Comic Book counterparts, the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse's [[{{Film/BlackPanther2018}} version of the Black Panthers]] have powers and appearances [[{{AnimalThemedSuperbeing}} based on the cats]].

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* As with their Comic Book counterparts, the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse's [[{{Film/BlackPanther2018}} version of take on the Black Panthers]] have powers and appearances [[{{AnimalThemedSuperbeing}} based on the cats]].



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* As with their Comic Book counterparts, the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse's [[{{Film/BlackPanther2018}} version of the Black Panthers]] have powers and appearances [[{{AnimalThemedSuperbeing}} based on the cats]].



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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1942'': Tigra Tropica is a villain who has tamed herself a bunch of tigers, and even rides one.


* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has his Lion (that's his name), a mysterious, silent, magical lion that Steven found in the desert. Lion seems to have all sorts of powers, like a [[PersonOfHolding pocket storage dimension in his mane]], [[MakeMeWannaShout can unleash sonic roars]], WalkOnWater, [[TeleportersAndTransporters open portals to places by roaring]], and is implied to have been linked to Steven's mother (an alien who gave up her physical form to have him, and passed her magical gem to him, making him half-human). The fact that Lion's fur is pink contributes to this idea.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has his Lion (that's his name), a mysterious, silent, magical lion that Steven found in the desert. Lion seems to have all sorts of powers, like a [[PersonOfHolding pocket storage dimension in his mane]], [[MakeMeWannaShout can unleash sonic roars]], WalkOnWater, [[TeleportersAndTransporters [[ThinkingUpPortals open portals to places by roaring]], and is implied to have been linked to Steven's mother (an alien who gave up her physical form to have him, and passed her magical gem to him, making him half-human). The fact that Lion's fur is pink contributes to this idea.

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* Pantha, a friend and ally of ComicBook/{{Vampirella}}, can shapeshift into a black panther.


* Nargacuga, of ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' fame.

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* Nargacuga, of ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' fame.fame, is a black(but sometimes green) beaked Wyvern with a catlike face and claws. It's a ferocious monster that attacks with lightning-fast pounces and launching spikes from it's tail.



* Barioth of ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter''.

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* The Barioth of ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter''.the ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' series is a snow-white Wyvern with the claws, face, and one assumes mannerisms of a Saber-toothed cat. It typically lives in frigid areas, from the Tundra of ''Monster Hunter Tri'' to the Hoarfrost Reach of ''VideoGame/MonsterHunterWorld: Iceborne''. There is also a reddish subspecies called the Sand Barioth that lives in deserts.


* ''Film/WhosThatGirl'' has a rare cougar (a Patagonian ''felis concolor'') that Louden Trott has to deliver to a Mr. Bell, whom Nikki Finn takes a liking to and even tames, calling him "Murray". It even comes to Nikki's rescue a few times, and at the end of the movie chases after her bus with his mate.

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* ''Film/WhosThatGirl'' has a rare cougar (a Patagonian ''felis ''Puma concolor'') that Louden Trott has to deliver to a Mr. Bell, whom Nikki Finn takes a liking to and even tames, calling him "Murray". It even comes to Nikki's rescue a few times, and at the end of the movie chases after her bus with his mate.



* ''Literature/{{Power}}'': The panther is incredibly important to the people in the story, especially the Taiga Clan, who consider the panther to be their older sister and revere it. Omishto is fascinated when she sees one, describing it as beautiful and calm, even while being hunted. Interestingly, the panther discussed is described as golden, making it more likely a puma.

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* ''Literature/{{Power}}'': The panther is incredibly important to the people in the story, especially the Taiga Clan, who consider the panther to be their older sister and revere it. Omishto is fascinated when she sees one, describing it as beautiful and calm, even while being hunted. Interestingly, the panther discussed is described as golden, making it more likely a puma.
puma. (Pumas found in Florida are known as Florida panthers, but the "Florida" is important here - without it, you're talking about a melanistic leopard/jaguar).


* Comicbook/{{Empowered}} has [[CatGirl Ocelotina]] who is supposed to look like an Ocelot, but because of some in universe ignorance looks more like a black panther.

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* Comicbook/{{Empowered}} has [[CatGirl Ocelotina]] who is supposed to look like an Ocelot, ocelot, but because of some in universe ignorance looks more like a black panther.



* In the early translations of ComicBook/XMen comics into French, ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}'s name was changed to Serval (the wolverine is called "glutton" in French). Yes, really. Thankfully it's back to Wolverine these days.

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* In the early translations of ComicBook/XMen comics into French, ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}'s name was changed to Serval (the wolverine is called "glutton" in French). Yes, really. Thankfully French - it's back to Wolverine these days.
also an alternative English name). Ironically, the name Serval actually makes more sense, given the character's retractile claws, which servals have and wolverines lack!



* In P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'', heroine Jame has a hunting-cat, Jorin, as a BondCreature. He's identified as an "ounce", which is in modern times generally associated with the snow leopard (''uncia uncia''), but the author has clarified that she means the older definition of that word, which applied to any spotted wild cat, and he's actually supposed to look like a serval. Jorin is blind from birth, but manages to see through the mind-link, borrowing his mistress' vision.

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* In P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'', heroine Jame has a hunting-cat, Jorin, as a BondCreature. He's identified as an "ounce", which is in modern times generally associated with the snow leopard (''uncia (''Panthera uncia''), but the author has clarified that she means the older definition of that word, which applied to any spotted wild cat, and he's actually supposed to look like a serval. Jorin is blind from birth, but manages to see through the mind-link, borrowing his mistress' vision.


See CoolCat for when this applies to regular cats. Regular cats and big cats like lions, tigers or panthers (not a separate species, but merely black leopards) are an extremely popular choice as mounts or chariot pullers in fairy-tales and fantasy settings. See HorseOfADifferentColour and ChariotPulledByCats. Lions also get their own page as the KingOfBeasts. Also note OurGryphonsAreDifferent, when big cats (specially lions) are [[MixAndMatchCritters mixed]] with other awe-inspiring creatures, [[NobleBirdOfPrey the birds of prey]]. Despite the popular name, the [[UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife Tasmanian tiger]] (also called the Tasmanian wolf or thylacine) is not a cat, but a marsupial. Civets are also sometimes called "civet cats" despite belonging to an entirely separate family (these are the animals that produce the famous "poop coffee." It is not, despite what some people think, cat poop coffee!).

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See CoolCat for when this applies to regular cats. Regular cats and big cats like lions, tigers or panthers (not a separate species, but merely black leopards) are an extremely popular choice as mounts or chariot pullers in fairy-tales and fantasy settings. See HorseOfADifferentColour and ChariotPulledByCats. Lions also get their own page as the KingOfBeasts. Also note OurGryphonsAreDifferent, when big cats (specially lions) are [[MixAndMatchCritters mixed]] with other awe-inspiring creatures, [[NobleBirdOfPrey the birds of prey]].

Despite the popular name, the [[UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife Tasmanian tiger]] (also called the Tasmanian wolf or thylacine) is not a cat, but a marsupial. Civets are also sometimes called "civet cats" despite belonging to an entirely separate family (these are the animals that produce the famous "poop coffee." It is not, despite what some people think, cat poop coffee!).



* Panthers are actually melanistic leopards or jaguars. Black mountain lions are a popular subject of urban legend, but have never been confirmed to exist. As members of the genus ''panthera'', melanistic lions or tigers would also count as black panthers, though reports of such specimens are questionable at best.

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* Panthers are actually melanistic leopards or jaguars. The name originally applied only to black leopards, but in common usage these days can mean any large black cat. Black mountain lions are a popular subject of urban legend, but have never been confirmed to exist. As members of the genus ''panthera'', ''Panthera'', melanistic lions or tigers would also count as black panthers, though reports of such specimens are questionable at best.



* Clare Bell's Clan Ground series features a race of intelligent sabertoohs called the Named, and their unintelligent counterparts, the Unnamed.

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* Clare Bell's Clan Ground Ratha series features a race of intelligent sabertoohs prehistoric cats called the Named, and their unintelligent counterparts, the Unnamed.Unnamed. They are not sabre-toothed, but in the second book, Clan Ground, they meet one individual, Orange-Eyes (later Shongshar) who is.



* Featured prominently in Creator/{{BBC}}'s ''Series/WalkingWithBeasts'', and the sequel ''Series/PrehistoricPark''.

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* Featured prominently in Creator/{{BBC}}'s ''Series/WalkingWithBeasts'', and the sequel ''Series/PrehistoricPark''. In the latter the narrator incorrectly informs us that the sabre teeth are "enlarged incisors" (they're actually canines).



* The aptly named Smildon of ''WesternAnimation/{{Chaotic}}''.

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* The aptly named Smildon Smilodon of ''WesternAnimation/{{Chaotic}}''.


See CoolCat for when this applies to regular cats. Regular cats and big cats like lions, tigers or panthers are an extremely popular choice as mounts or chariot pullers in fairy-tales and fantasy settings. See HorseOfADifferentColour and ChariotPulledByCats. Lions also get their own page as the KingOfBeasts. Also note OurGryphonsAreDifferent, when big cats (specially lions) are [[MixAndMatchCritters mixed]] with other awe-inspiring creatures, [[NobleBirdOfPrey the birds of prey]]. Despite the popular name, the [[UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife Tasmanian Tiger]] (more accurately, the Thylacine) is not a cat, but a marsupial.

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See CoolCat for when this applies to regular cats. Regular cats and big cats like lions, tigers or panthers (not a separate species, but merely black leopards) are an extremely popular choice as mounts or chariot pullers in fairy-tales and fantasy settings. See HorseOfADifferentColour and ChariotPulledByCats. Lions also get their own page as the KingOfBeasts. Also note OurGryphonsAreDifferent, when big cats (specially lions) are [[MixAndMatchCritters mixed]] with other awe-inspiring creatures, [[NobleBirdOfPrey the birds of prey]]. Despite the popular name, the [[UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife Tasmanian Tiger]] (more accurately, tiger]] (also called the Thylacine) Tasmanian wolf or thylacine) is not a cat, but a marsupial.
marsupial. Civets are also sometimes called "civet cats" despite belonging to an entirely separate family (these are the animals that produce the famous "poop coffee." It is not, despite what some people think, cat poop coffee!).


* The Umbra Witches in ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' can use the Beast Within to turn into felines so they can run faster. Bayonetta can turn into a Panther, Jeanne into a Lynx and Rosa into a tiger.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'': The Umbra Witches in ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' can use the Beast Within to turn into felines so they can run faster. Bayonetta can turn into a Panther, panther, Jeanne into a Lynx lynx and Rosa into a tiger.


* ''Series/KamenRiderOOO'' has this as [[EvilGenius Kazari's]] AnimalMotif, with ''Lion'', ''Tora (Tiger)'', and ''Cheetah'' Core Medals.

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* ''Franchise/KamenRider'':
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''Series/KamenRiderOOO'' has this as [[EvilGenius Kazari's]] Kazari's AnimalMotif, with ''Lion'', ''Tora (Tiger)'', and ''Cheetah'' Core Medals.Medals.
** ''Series/KamenRiderZeroOne'' has some cats included in its assortment of animal powers: Kamen Rider Valkyrie uses Rushing Cheetah as her default form, Zero-One has Flaming Tiger as an alternate powerset, and Dynamiting Lion is used by a MonsterOfTheWeek.

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* Myth/ChineseMythology:
** There is the White Tiger of the West, one of TheFourGods.
** The third animal in the EasternZodiac is a tiger.
** Also note that the KingOfBeasts in Chinese culture are not lions (which never existed in China) but tigers.



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* A 400lb white jaguar let loose on a cargo ship is one of the antagonists in ''Film/{{Primal}}''.


* ''Disney/TheLionKing''
* In the Disney version of ''Disney/RobinHood'', Prince John and King Richard are depicted as lions (Richard with a mane, John without).

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* In the Disney version of ''Disney/RobinHood'', ''WesternAnimation/RobinHood'', Prince John and King Richard are depicted as lions (Richard with a mane, John without).



** In ''Disney/TheJungleBook'' Disney adaptation, Shere Khan is a Badass Bengal tiger and KnightOfCerebus who is [[TheDreaded feared by everyone in the jungle]] and [[CurbStompBattle can easily defeat]] other animals such as bears and wolf packs. He certainly lives up to the name "king of tigers" and this trope. Taken even further in the sequel.

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** In ''Disney/TheJungleBook'' ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook'' Disney adaptation, Shere Khan is a Badass Bengal tiger and KnightOfCerebus who is [[TheDreaded feared by everyone in the jungle]] and [[CurbStompBattle can easily defeat]] other animals such as bears and wolf packs. He certainly lives up to the name "king of tigers" and this trope. Taken even further in the sequel.



* Rajah, in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' and [[WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries spin-offs]]. Although [[AllAnimalsAreDogs he acts more like an oversized housecat]]. Tigers don't live in the Middle East today, but there was once a subspecies of tiger called the Caspian tiger, which was found as far west as Turkey and Iraq. [[AccidentallyCorrectWriting It is unlikely that the filmmakers knew this,]] and most fans generally assume [[MundaneSolution Jasmine must have bought him]] as a CoolPet at some point.

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* Rajah, in Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'' and [[WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries spin-offs]]. Although [[AllAnimalsAreDogs he acts more like an oversized housecat]]. Tigers don't live in the Middle East today, but there was once a subspecies of tiger called the Caspian tiger, which was found as far west as Turkey and Iraq. [[AccidentallyCorrectWriting It is unlikely that the filmmakers knew this,]] and most fans generally assume [[MundaneSolution Jasmine must have bought him]] as a CoolPet at some point.



* A family of tigers appear as background characters in ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}''.
* One of the animals Mad Madam Mim turns into during the WizardDuel from ''Disney/TheSwordInTheStone'' is a pink tiger with purple stripes (the tail eventually becomes part of that of a rattlesnake).

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* A family of tigers appear as background characters in ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}''.
''WesternAnimation/{{Dumbo}}''.
* One of the animals Mad Madam Mim turns into during the WizardDuel from ''Disney/TheSwordInTheStone'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSwordInTheStone'' is a pink tiger with purple stripes (the tail eventually becomes part of that of a rattlesnake).



* Black jaguars were seen chasing Kuzco in ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove''.

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* Black jaguars were seen chasing Kuzco in ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove''.''WesternAnimation/TheEmperorsNewGroove''.



* Sabor, from Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' and, subsequently, ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI''.

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* Sabor, from Disney's ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}'' and, subsequently, ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI''.



* Fabienne Growley, the snow leopard news anchor in ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''.

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* Fabienne Growley, the snow leopard news anchor in ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''.
''WesternAnimation/{{Zootopia}}''.



* A cheetah appears as a background character in ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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* A cheetah appears as a background character in ''Disney/TheLionKing''.''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing''.



* A constellation shaped like a grinning bobcat's face appears briefly during the song "Colors of the Wind" from ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}''.

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* A constellation shaped like a grinning bobcat's face appears briefly during the song "Colors of the Wind" from ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Pocahontas}}''.

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