There are "male" tortoise but as someone said before, these have an abnormal XXY chromosome make up instead of the usual two -XX or XY, so are infertile having both male and female sex chromosomes. Socialization occurs during weeks 2 and 7, but a gentle approach is best. Guess we know who the father was! We now think we have got ourselves a very special little cat! If one of the embryos carried the genes for red and another carried the gene for black and the fused embryo is a male he can become a male tortie.
Male and female cats respond differently to distressed kittens
The sexual organs and anus of a male cat are further apart, and the appearance of the penis is similar to a small dot. We were told they were all brothers. This mutation can also produce tortie females born to two red or cream parents. You can encourage their tail to lift without causing any stress by petting the kitten gently and scratching their lower back. In females, both sex chromosomes are X making females XX.
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There can be no doubt about her gender as she give birth to a litter of six kittens, all of which were ginger and half of which were female. Little difference exists in behavior between male and female kittens in the early weeks of life. Oops, thought he was a boy when he was little. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian. So this is six ginger females altogether in a single bloodline.
I had never thought to check the sex of it as I just assumed it was female. She also has the tendency to spray like a tom cat. Jim Ellis, Oxford, England When I was a student our house was adopted by a beautiful female ginger cat. Of the gingers, one didn't make it - we think she was female - but the surviving ones are 2 male, one female. In her last litter she had two ginger and whites, one boy, one girl, and in her first litter two ginger and white boys. If you see a cat with these genital features, it is definitely a boy. I hope that my kitten sexing guide helped you determine the sex of your kittens.