Male vs. Female Cats: What Are the Differences?

Many people have a preference for which sex they want to adopt, but is there really such a big difference between the two?

Male vs. Female

While some cat lovers are just as happy to adopt a male or female cat, many admittedly have a preference between the two sexes. Sometimes this choice is solely personal: you prefer having a little prince to spoil or little princess to pamper.

But other times, we make this decision based on the ideas in our head about what personality traits, habits, or tendencies are more prominent in each sex. These beliefs have gone so far as to sway not only people's adoption decisions, but also their general attitudes toward cats.

But is there any truth behind these stereotypes? Let's take a look at a few key characteristics that are said to be different and find out...


by Andrea Heckler