- Male cats ate before female cats
- Older and larger cats tended to eat before younger and smaller cats
- Between males, older cats ate before younger cats
- Between females, larger cats ate before smaller cats
- Kittens were given priority by both females and males.
|Cat feeding order - What place in the order does a chicken take!?|
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Note: (1) Factors affecting feeding order and social tolerance to kittens in the group-living feral cat (Felis catus) - Yamane et al. The cats were immigrant males from another group and females who were related and with their kittens.