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Gender SpecificPlay
Use 'tomcat' only for male cats, not females. SlideMy grandmother's tomcat just had kittens!
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Animal BehaviorPlay
'Tomcat' connotes territorial and mating behaviors typical of unneutered males. SlideThe tomcat marked its territory by spraying.
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Common MisusePlay
Do not confuse 'tomcat' with 'tom cat', which could mistakenly refer to any male cat. SlideShe mistakenly called the spayed male 'a tom cat'.