A male cat is called a tom or a tomcat. If he is neutered, he is called a gib. If the male is kept for breeding purposes, he may be referred to as a sire.Know More
A female cat that is able to breed is called a queen. If she is spayed or too immature to get impregnated, she is a molly. Groups of cats are sometimes called "clowders." The offspring of a tomcat and a queen are known as kittens.
Cats were domesticated as early as 7500 B.C. and can be found in all parts of the world where there are people.Learn more about Cats
Because the majority of calico cats are female, male calico cats are not readily available for purchase. An available male calico can occasionally be found with an online search. Calico refers to variations of a color pattern on the fur. It is not a recognized breed of cat.Full Answer >
Some male tabby cat names include Bloche, Canoli, Cappuccino, Dapple, HodgePodge, Harlequin, M & M, Max, Oliver, Panther, Patches, Reese, Ringo, Spotty, Scraps, Splatters, Streak, Stripey, Smuze, Tabby, Tabs, Taz, Tigger and Whiskey. These names were all chosen because they have some connection to the brown with black striped tabby coat, such as Max, for "max a million colors," or Cappuccino, because of the brown color.Full Answer >
The name “tomcat” refers to un-neutered male cats. This is mostly due to the difference in physical appearance from neutered male cats. They have several physical characteristics that separate them from neutered cats, including increased weight and muscle mass, a thicker neck and a bigger head.Full Answer >
The nictitating membrane, also called the third eyelid, serves as a layer of protection for cats and other animals. It also functions in keeping the surface of the eye moist. Although not normally seen in cats, on certain occasions, the nictitating membrane is momentarily visible as an opaque barrier covering the eye. Its prolonged presence may indicate infection or another health abnormality.Full Answer >