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Old 12-11-2013, 05:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think it makes a difference across the board, other than that females tend to be smaller and thus might be better if you want to do things where a smaller size is advantageous. Also, males tend to be more prone to urine marking, which can be annoying (and in Crookytail's case has gotten us a couple of NQs for urinating in the ring).

There are individual lines and litters where the males seem to have a tendency toward certain personality traits and the females seem to have other personality traits, but I don't know anything about the specific litter/lines that you're considering. It might be something to ask the breeder.

Beyond that, I personally don't put a lot of stock in gender stereotypes.
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