There are multiple artists with this name 1. A Dutch rock band. 2. A reggae band from London 3. A rock 'n' roll band from Scotland 1. The Cats was a rock band from Volendam, The Netherlands, together with BZN notable for the so-called Palingsound. The band consisted of singer-guitar players Cees Veerman (born 6-10-1943) and Piet Veerman (born 1-3-1943), Jaap Schilder on guitar and piano (born 9-1-1943), bassplayer Arnold Muhren (born 28-1-1944) and drummer Theo Klouwer (born 30-6-1947, died 8-2-2001).