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Im still a bit confused. So are the cats female or is the group of owners female (or both)? If it's male owners with female cats is it "nuestros gatas"? Or what about female owners with male cats is it "neustras gatos"? To me the sentence sounds like female owners with female cats.
The gender of our has to match the gender of the object. If you are apart of the our group, the listener can assume at least one memebr is male, but they definitely know that the cats are female.
Its not a big deal, because in an acrual conversation about this (or even a few sentences), they will have already, or will soon, know everyone who comprises "our"
"Beber" means to drink. The sentence in English translates to "Our cats drink milk." "Beben" means "they drink". It's just adding the "they" tense ending to the verb. Think of it this way, "Our (nuestra) cats (gatas) drink (beben - they drink, because of "gatas", pl. for cats) milk (leche). Hope this helps! :)
Ours only works as a translation if it is used in the same way we would use it in English - on the predicate side of a copula (to be).
Nuestras gatas in the subject position means "our cats." But if you were to say "Las gatas son nuestras" then you could translate it as "the cats are ours."
In short, no, ours is not a correct translation based on the grammar here.
Why with "s"? It isn't necceserely multiple people saying that or that multiple people are meant by that. I don't get it.