What Do You Call a Female Cat?


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A female cat is called a molly. After she has become a mother, she is called a queen. A baby cat is called a kitten no matter what gender it is. The mother of a kitten is called dam.

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A neutered male cat is called a gib, while an un-neutered male is called a tom. A group of cats is called a clowder.

Female cats are superfecund. This means each kitten in a litter can have a different father. Female cats are pregnant for 62 to 65 days, or nine months from conception to delivery. A female feline reaches sexual maturity around 6 to 10 months of age.

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