Why do they use 'mon chat' when chat is feminine?

Why do they use 'mon chat' when chat is feminine?

Asked 11 months ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star

Bonjour George !

Actually the word "chat" is masculine in French : un chat.
The feminine equivalent would be "une chatte" = a female cat

Bonne journée !

Why do they use 'mon chat' when chat is feminine?

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