Draslaite sounds familiar. Mine died when he got sucked into a jet engine or something like it.
I think the kangaroo guys were called Murra or Humma or Kangga, something like that. Had double consonants in it. I want to say it was from an expansion book.
The cat guys may have been a monkey guy without gliding. I recall the kid running the game saying it was a new race. He might have made it up for me because I had asked it there were space cat people. Thinking back, I am pretty sure I named her Andromeda Starpurr.
I was all of 14, playing it at breakfast and lunch in the cafeteria with the other nerds back in the mid 80's.