Are male cats friendlier?

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Q: I’ve sometimes heard that male cats are friendlier than females. Is that true? Amos Butterfield Weaver, Alabama Dear Mr. Butterfield, A: The notion that male cats are more affectionate and easygoing than females may go back to misogynistic notions about women having stereotypically negative catlike behaviors: cattiness, given to “cat fights,” and so on. […]
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