Yes it is possible but you must have List All Categories menu item - but it can be hidden. jD has to have the List All Cats item to use as the location
But You can have As many single cat menu items as you need
To see how to hide a menu item seehttps://www.jdownloads.net/documentation-for-v3-9/language-related/associations-multilingual-support#hidding-a-menu-item
Whilst tihis is a multilingual article the menu hiding bit is universl in Joomla!