Cat gender and facial characteristics
There was a post I read on here a few weeks ago that got me thinking. A lot of us have been around cats long enough that we can often guess the gender of a cat by looking at the facial characteristics.
A lot of times I can guess correctly by looking at a cat's face, but I really have no idea what it is that I specifically look at when I do this. It's just an overall thing that I get a hunch about.
I've been trying to figure what it is I'm seeing and really I'm stumped. It seems that the area around the mouth, particularly right around where the whiskers are, is where you see the most difference. I think maybe that part is more angular in males?
Just for fun, I thought maybe we could try to get to the bottom of this. Google was no help, but then I might not be the best Googler in the world.
So what do you look at when guessing gender? Besides the obvious...