Adopting a grown-up cat from a shelter almost guarantees he’s been transformed, but you can take in a feral cat in your home that’s still intact. Use the same sexing techniques to determine the gender of your adult cat as used for kittens, although a converted adult cat requires more ingenuity.
A sterilized female cat has the same genital appearance as an intact female cat, so it can be difficult to tell if she has been spayed. A wonderful way to examine it – despite the fact that she may not even notice – is to shave a little hair from her stomach to check for a chipped incision scar. Your vet will be able to give it a try (both for pissing off your cat and checking the correct area), allowing you to keep away from unplanned litter.
Neutered male cats may not be appropriate for girls, but the distance between the anus and the initial genitals will be longer than the distance in female cats and may have a small amount of scrotal residue.
Gender differences Feline based on behavior and color
At the same time since you shouldn’t select a book by using its lid, you may be able to pick a cat by color. Your behavior and body shape can also help determine your cat’s gender.
Coloring – The tri-colored calico fur and the orange and black hues of the tortoiseshell coat regularly indicate a female cat carries such a mark, even as an orange cat in most adult male cases.
Head size – Tomcats develop yellow heads with large jaws to complement their thick, muscular bodies. If neutered young, a male cat will not mature in that large, thick function, giving him a female body shape.
Behavior adjustment – have you ever seen a female at heat before? Then you will know exactly what we are talking about. Incessant babbling, unwavering demands for erratic interests, and behavior are typical symptoms of a female cat looking for a mate. The intact man may be equally determined to say it as his person, fighting any cat that gets in his way and staining his territory with strong-smelling urine.
Pay attention to these gender guidelines and indicators to prevent naming mistakes. However, no matter what gender your cat is, every pussycat cat will have a distinct personality and individual traits to love.
Take These Steps To Determine The Gender Of Your Kitten:
- Start by stroking along your kitten’s lower back – the tail should look strong so that it can be seen more deeply.
- If your kitten can’t lift its tail, slowly lift it closer to the bottom, to distract it or stroke the other end.
- Appearance just below the tail for two specific “punctuation marks”.
- The female cat displays an inverted exclamation mark. Looking closely at the female cat’s genital location, you will see a small hole in the anus just below the tail, developing a “dot” of an inverted exclamation point (¡). Forming a “line” is the long slit of the kitten’s genitals or vulva. Usually, the distance between the two is set at half an inch, but that can be shorter in younger kittens.
- Male cats have more visible colons (:) than lines, with the two circles represented by the anus and the genitals beginning of the penis. The distance between the two is longer than in women – roughly an inch – which leaves room for the testicles to develop.
Note that a lack of visible testicles or a penis does not automatically indicate that your kitten is a female. The testicles of male kittens are almost impossible to feel until about six to eight weeks of age, while the penis is almost never visible.