Coat Color Patterns and Types: Tabbies, Calicos and more
Black Cats Picture Gallery 3
During one period in history, black cats were considered witches' familiars, which resulted in certain superstitions about black cats. Logically, Halloween brings up images of black cats, therefore we celebrate Black Cat Month will a celebration of black cat pictures.
Calico Cats Profile
Calico cats comprise a garden of cat colors, either vibrant reds, white and black, or more subdued flaxen, blue, and white. In feline genetics, the latter is known as "dilute calico."
Cat Behavior: Cat Color
Read this cat behavior article about cat color and whether it influences cat personality. Learn how cat color can indicate cat personality and cat behavior.
About Tuxedo Cats
Tuxedo cats are one of the patterns for bi-color cats that are black and white. Learn more about tuxies, their pattern variations, and their personalities
Cat Colors' or Color Patterns' Connection to Personality
Probably one of the most common observations about tortoiseshell cats is the description of their personalities as 'tortitude.' I've seen other cat colors identified with certain personality traits, although they are not always completely consistent. I thought it would be interesting to compare cat colors and color patterns with the personality traits of individual cats to see if there is a consi…
Calico or Tortie With White - Share your feline color genetics expert…
Sometimes there is a very fine line between a "tortie and white" and "calico." I sometimes call these cats 'tortiecals' or 'calicotorts,' but I have never seen them clearly defined on feline geneology web sites. Here is your chance to demonstrate your knowledge by identifying these pictures of torties and calico cats. This is not a test, but an opportunity to show off your feline color genetics k…
Black Cats Folklore - Witches - Beliefs About Black Cats
Black cats play a major role in folklore, superstition, and mythology. Black cats in the middle ages were believed to be witches' familiars, and some people even believed them to be witches incarnate. Depending on your area of the world, black cats can mean either good or bad luck. Explore the mythology and lore about black cats, witches, and other beliefs that carry on in the 21st century, especially around Halloween.
Cat Breeds - Mixed Breeds - Color Patterns
Cat lovers who are not actively involved in the cat fancy, often are confused about identifying terms, such as purebreed, DSH, and tabby. Learn more about the qualifying differences between these terms.
Cats Picture Quiz: Breeds vs Domestic Cats vs Color Patterns
Facts About Tuxedo Cats
I was amazed and mystified to read some of these facts, although friends owned by tuxedos may agree with many of them. Thanks to Dr. Wallace and her personal assistant, Randy Wallace, for taking the time to assemble and submit these facts.
The truth will become clear, as you read further. One fact, which is indisputable, is that tuxedo cats are stunning, with their white bibs and spats again…
2010 Tortoiseshell Cats Picture Gallery - Celebrating November With Pictures...
We celebrate tortoiseshell cats in November, as they are cloaked with the lovely colors of fall. Enjoy these tortoishell cat pictures, then submit your own.
White Cats Profile: All You Need to Know About White Cats
White cats have long been loved for their pristine beauty. Their snow-white brilliance, often coupled with blue, green, or golden eyes makes them stand out among multi-colored cats, such as tabbies, calicoes, and tortoiseshells.