Glossary of Cat Terms:
Nebelung Cat: A longhaired cat bred to resemble the Russian Blue cat except with a long coat.
Necklace: A term referring to the bandings of color across the lower neck and chest area which give the appearance of a necklace.
Neuter: Castration of a male cat.
Nictitating Membrane: A transparent inner eyelid in birds, reptiles, and some mammals that closes to protect and moisten the eye. Also called third eyelid.
Nocturnal: Of, relating to, or occurring in the night. See also Crepuscular
Norwegian Forest Cat: A breed of domestic cat native to Northern Europe and characterized by a thick, fluffy double-layered coat, and a long bushy tail.