Cats of the West
Bob's Cat in the New Line film
Cats who lived in the Shire and Bree as domestic animals. Bilbo and Gollum mentioned Cats in their poem games in the Misty Mountains. Frodo mentioned one in poem at the Prancing Pony. Bob, Hobbit-servant at the Prancing Pony, owned a dark black cat who eyed Frodo and his companions as they entered. Hobbits owned them through-out the Shire.