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Male vs. Female Siberian Cat

By July 29, 2018August 4th, 2018Breed Info

As with most animals, there are a few distinct differences between the male and female Siberian cat which are immediately evident even by just looking at a photo comparison. Although both female and male Siberians make for exceptional pets, there may be a few specific traits that affect which you prefer to buy. It’s important to note that the majority of evidence shows that neutering decreases the differences in male and females significantly.


  • Larger in size (9-18 lb)
  • Slow to mature (3-5 years)
  • Typically grow a much fuller coat, especially in the mane area
  • Wider faces
  • Stronger physique
  • Have a stronger urine smell
  • Sometimes (not always) more affectionate
  • Non-neutered males have highest number of allergens
  • Have higher likelihood of obtaining certain hereditary diseases like FLUTD
Male vs. Female Siberian Cat


  • Smaller in size (8-15 lb)
  • Fast to mature (1.5-3 years)
  • Less muscular
  • Can sometimes be slightly less affectionate and more hormonal

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