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The English word cat dates from before 900 A.D. - comes from the Old English words: catt (male) and catte (female). The word comes from Old High-German / Old Norse words.

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The expression goes back to the theater of Shakespeare's time, when men criticized the acting by making noises that sounded like a fence full of cats.

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like someone saying sweatheart, baby, cutie, holla, stuff like dat x[

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Idk that’s why I’m asking

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