|Out of universe information|
- "Cats are self-sufficient, they're dependable..."
- —Rodney McKay
A cat is a creature commonly used as a pet on the planet Earth. Captain Samantha Carter once gave Narim a cat named Schrödinger, after she learned that the Tollans have no animals, because they were extinct. (SG1: "Enigma") Dr. Rodney McKay is known to have owned a cat, as he prefers them to dogs. (ATL: "Rising", "Home", "Letters from Pegasus") Dr. Carson Beckett had said that he was allergic to cats. (ATL: "The Return, Part 1") Ra had a cat-like animal. (Stargate)