My pet-snapshot is a lovely ginger cat I found sitting in the sun (the other day, I admit; today is not this nice—in fact it’s windy and cold—brrrrrrrrr!)—but looking away. In fact, apparently concentrating on looking away…the way cats sometimes do….
Finally, I did my best to emit a purring sound. The cat turned—and I got the money shot….
The ginger coat-color is a sex-linked trait; ginger cats are most often male. On the other hand, cats with tortiseshell or calico coats are almost always female.
Read the Wikipedia discussion of this—and much more—on cats….