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 »

Both male and female cats spray urine as a way of marking their territories. Spraying is most common in cats who are not neutered and in households with many cats. More »

While male cats are often friendlier and more affectionate than females, cats' personalities depend largely on early socialization and whether they are spayed or neutered. Intact female cats focus more on kittens and lit... 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 »

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 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 »

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 »