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How to tell the sex of a kitten

31st July 2018

How to tell the sex of a kitten

It can be difficult to tell what sex a kitten is when it is small. As kittens grow this process gets easier.

  • In female cats, the anus and vulva openings are close together and look like the letter ‘i’.
  • In a male cat, there are small testicles under the anus and the penis is below these.


Sexing kittens is not always easy!

This is a female…

…and this is the male


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