Female cats are typically referred to as "Molly" or "Queen." The term "Queen" is more suitable for cats that are nursing or pregnant, as it portrays more of a motherly tone. More »

Female cats that continue to spray after they have been spayed may have part of their ovaries left behind from when they were altered. Spaying a cat is effective at stopping female cats from spraying most of the time, bu... More »

Calico cats are almost always female, although there are rare male calicos. The orange and black genes that create the calico pattern are linked to the X chromosome, so only cats who have two X chromosomes can display bo... More »

Female cats should be spayed before they are 6 months old to prevent urine spraying and to stop them from becoming pregnant. It is not a good idea to spay cats that are in heat, because they are vulnerable to increased b... More »

The Balinese cat was bred from long-haired Siamese cats. The unique coat of the Balinese lies close to the body, flowing down to the tail. Long-haired Siamese cats are a spontaneous mutation of the standard breed, and se... More »

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There are several tranquilizers available with a prescription from a veterinarian to help relieve stress and anxiety in cats, including Valium and Promace. Tranquilizers can have negative side effects, such as impairing ... More »

For humans pretending to be cats, understanding typical cat physicality and behavior is essential. By studying and mimicking a cat's different vocalizations, activities, body positions and movements, a person can success... More »