To sex a cat, look under its tail. Most cats lift their tails if scratched gently on the back at the base of the tail. A male cat has a much greater distance between the anus and the urinary tract opening than a female c... More »

According to PetMD, the best way to tell the gender of a cat is to look at its genitals and anus and then determine if the two are far apart or close together. If the genitals and anus are an inch or more apart, then the... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

A cat's age can be determined by examining it for signs of sexual maturity and by looking at its teeth, coat and eyes. The presence of baby teeth and the amount of staining on the teeth are clues to age. Several behavior... More »

The cat commonly nicknamed the lynx-point Siamese has a long, light-colored body, a wedge-shaped head, large ears, blue almond-shaped eyes and striped points around the face, ears, legs and tail. The stripes in the point... More »

According to Cat Health Detective, a cat's tail contains 19 to 28 vertebrae made of bone and cartilage. A human tailbone contains only four vertebrae. A cat's tail is important for maintaining balance. More »

It can be difficult to tell if a cat loves its owner, but there are signs that showcase a cat's affection for its owner such as purring or meowing, erect tail with flat fur, lying on its back, kneading its paws onto its ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

According to WebMD, stud tail is a condition in cats that causes over-secretion of the sebaceous glands located at the tail base, which in turn causes waxy build-up, infection and hair loss at the tail. Stud tail is most... More »