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 dvm3605 ways to wow pet owners (and pets) 10 steps to take when a practice owner dies dvm360 sits down with Dr. Pol Ack! How do you spell that again? "Best. Veterinary Practice. EVER."