Female Cats

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Cat Behavior - Scent Rubbing and Spraying
... See also Cat communication#Scent This behavior is used primarily to claim ownership of something, each cat releases a different pheromone combination ... Unlike intact male cats, female and neutered male cats usually do not spray ... Female cats often spray while in heat, so males can find them ...
Calico Cat - Genetics
... In genetic terms calico cats are tortoiseshells in every way, except that in addition they express a white spotting gene ... Serious study of calico cats seems to have begun about 1948 when Murray Barr and his graduate student E.G ... dark, drumstick-shaped masses inside the nuclei of nerve cells of female cats, but not in male cats ...

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