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Are these boy or girl kittens??

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by jennalk86, Jul 2, 2017.


  1. jennalk86

    jennalk86 PetForums Newbie

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    Hi all...i just had these kittens yesterday 8 weeks old and under the impression they were two girls...But after checking them for fleas today I noticed their areas look very different!! Can anyone tell me if these are two girls or girl and boy?? Have tried to contact lady i had them off but no response at all!
     

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    Soozi PetForums VIP

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    The red kitty looks like a boy to me! But not 100% difficult to see very well on my phone.
     
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    I agree, the ginger one looks like a boy. The other one is female.

    Best to register them with a vet in the next week or so. They'll want an initial appointment to health check the kittens and can determine the sex for you as well.
     
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    jennalk86 PetForums Newbie

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    They will be going to the vet end of this week for checks and book in for injections etc but we have named the red one Rosie and we don't know whether we should continue to call him/her this now lol The lady won't answer us. She had other ginger females there so i think she has just given us the boy by mistake. Won't make a difference as both will be neutered but it's the name thing that's bothering us.
     
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    Call him Rossi, that's male and very similar :)
     
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    jennalk86 PetForums Newbie

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    So it's not just me and he does look male?
     
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    Most ginger cats are male.

    The gene which produces the ginger colour is on the X chromosome. Females have two X chromosomes and so need two copies of this gene to become ginger, whereas males need only one. This means there are roughly three ginger males to one female ginger cat.

    Your ginger kitten's genitals are male. The other gingers in the litter were probably male too.

    Name wise, I think any one of Ross, Roscoe, Rufus, Russo, or Rosso would be a great name for him, :)
     
  8. jennalk86

    jennalk86 PetForums Newbie

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    So defiantly male then. thankyou..Been playing on me all day
     
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    I'd say definitely yes. :)
     
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    Well seems as he male his name has been changed to Archie and we given his sister the name of Rosie ☺ Thanks all
     
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    Your ginger kitten is a boy, tabby a girl

    Photos of the head end please! :)
     
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    Yes we need photos of the other end now
     
  13. jennalk86

    jennalk86 PetForums Newbie

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    Yes he's a boy. I took them vets today to confirm it. Photos below. Girl Rosie and Boy Bumblebee ( my son picked it after watching the new transformer film lol )
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  14. Lisa2701

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    They are both absolutely gorgeous.
     
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