Which gender of cat is more affectionate?

Which gender of cat is more affectionate?

Which gender of cat is more affectionate?

A comprehensive poll of feline veterinary practitioners several years ago actually rated male cats as more affectionate than female cats. “Male cats are often more friendly than female cats,” says Susan Saffron, author of several books on pets and founder of the National Association of Pet Rescue Professionals.

Are boy cats more snuggly?

Most people agree that non-spayed male cats are a bit more affectionate than female cats. They're much more likely to come up to you wanting to be pet or cuddled. Some people even refuse to get female cats because they feel that male cats are much friendlier.

Why are male cats more affectionate than female cats?

I wanted a snuggle baby, so he's been something of a disappointment. Every cat person I know says the same thing: male cats tend to be more affectionate. I've had lovely affectionate female cats, but my personal experience is that they do tend to be harder to "win over" than male cats.

Why does my cat want to be a boy?

The answer is frequently that the owner has waited too long to have the cat de-sexed. Regardless of whether your kitten is a boy or a girl, if you want an affectionate adult cat you need to make sure that your kitten is de-sexed at an early enough age.

Can you tell if a cat is a male or female?

Some male cats are very friendly and some female cats are very aloof; even so, it’s impossible to predict whether or not a cat will be loving and friendly based on gender alone. If you’ve discovered this page, you’re probably considering a new cat and want to make sure that your pet will be a suitable companion.

Can a male cat bond with a female cat?

If they do have a cat friend, it will usually be a male cat and not a female (although my Smoochy and Picasso are proving me wrong right this moment, as they are bathing each other — which is a very rare occurrence!) As far as bonding well with people, both male and female cats will bond with their humans equally well.

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