If the specific cat in mention is currently raising kittens or is a soon-to-be mother, the term "Queen" would be an acceptable title, but female cats that aren't nursing or pregnant are typically referred to as a "Molly," which connotes less of a motherly feel.
Ram Cat- an old term for an unneutered male cat (tom cat). Queen - an unspayed female cat. Also spelled quean. Semi-Feral - a non-domestic cat which lives in close proximity to humans and which is accustomed to human presence while remaining wild e.g. a farm cat or barn cat. Spay (noun) - a spayed female cat; a
The etymology of this word is unknown, but it may have simply arisen from a sound used to attract a cat. Associated terms. A group of cats can be referred to as a clowder or a glaring. A male cat is called a tom or tomcat (or a gib, if neutered) An unspayed female is called a queen, especially in a cat-breeding context.
A female cat that is not pregnant is called a Molly. A pregnant cat, or one who has given birth & is nursing is called a Queen. And a rather old reference to a female cat is a Dam. (I think, but not positive, this term is still in use, but more for purebreds and breeding purposes.) Male kitties are, of course, Tomcats.
Cat is an universal name to refer to any type of cat irrespective of male or female gender similar to human refers to all persons whether male or female. Some Specific terms used are. A group of cats is referred to as a "clowder" or a "glaring", Male Cat is called a "tom" or "tomcat" (or a "gib", if neutered), An unaltered female is called a ...
Tabby is the word to describe the coat colour which is grey or brown mottled or streaked with dark stripes. You can also get tabby and white. A tabby cat could be male or female. Tortoiseshell cats which are yellowish brown mottled, often with black or cats that are tortoiseshell and white are always female i.e. Queens.
On Wed, 5 Mar 1997, Robin wrote: > Hi, > > I've been trying (without success) to find out the term for > a female cat. A female dog is a bitch but what is a female cat
The noun pussy meaning "cat" comes from the Modern English word puss, a conventional name or term of address for a pet cat. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) says that cognates are common to several Germanic languages, including Dutch poes and Middle Low German pūse, which are also used to call a cat.
Often the resulting pregnant female cats are thrown out on the street, where they and their surviving kittens continue to mate, and the offspring from those matings continue to mate. The horrifying reality is that a pregnant female cat and her descendants can account for the births of several hundred kittens in just a few years.
A female cat can get pregnant when she’s as young as 4 months old, unless she’s been spayed to prevent that. Queens can keep going into heat every 2 to 3 weeks from the spring through the early fall, making them ready to reproduce more often than not. A cat’s pregnancy lasts about 63-65 days.