Cats' paw preferences are linked to their sex Jul 29, 2009 By dvm360.com staff Recent research has shown that female cats tend to favor using their right paws in performing tasks, while male cats tend to be southpaws. Click here to read more. Hot topics on dvm360Pet Owner 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge Veterinary issues in 2016: Will this be the year of telemedicine? Top 8 nastiest things to clean at a veterinary practice The 12 days of veterinary client handouts Need a urine sample? Urine luck!