Cat Gender and Age
If cats are neutered
there is little difference between a male and a female. Neutered male cats can
be more indolent than a female. If you already have a cat then going for one
of the opposite sex would be a good idea, as a cat of the same sex may
aggressively defend its territory.
Once a cat has been neutered its more likely to show its true
Male cats are generally larger than females. The largest
car pedigreed variety is the Maine Coon cat from the North-eastern United
States, where as the smallest cat is the Singapura (or the “drain cat” of
Singapore), but breeders take care to make certain their cats fall within
the minimum weight range to ensure good breeding.
be easier to give a new home to an adult cat rather than a kitten. Especially if
the cat has been obtained from a welfare source as it will have had rigorous
health checks. An older cat will be more settled and have abetter
temperament but you don’t have the fresh start you would have with a kitten.