Tortoiseshell cats are wildly popular, along with their sister cats, the calicoes. Their colorful tri-color coat patterns, along with their unique personality, fondly called "tortitude" makes them a favorite among cat lovers.
But like people, each cat is unique. If you share your home with a tortoiseshell cat, we'd like to know more about her. Your story will help prospective cat adopters decide whether a tortie cat is the right pet for them.
Bonnie Blue is different than most torites. She is Tortie/Siamese. She is different than any Tortie that we have ever seen before. Even our vet's office has never seen a Tortie colored like Bonnie Bl…More
My cat totally has a tortitude. Olive runs jumps plays fetch! Olives crazy! Jumping up to 6 feet! Playing with hairbands! Meowing when shes in heat! Always loving up on people in the morning!!! Olive…More
Collie is playful, does not like to be picked up, but when she sees me sit down on the couch she is there to head butt her way into my lap very quickly. She's very curious and nocturnal. She loves "s…More
Shortly after adopting Rhonda, thought it would be a good idea to get her a friend and got another cat. Rhonda harassed that cat endlessly, always picking fights, eating all the food, and totally ign…More
Ash is cariing and loving but prefers to have personal space while relaxing. Sh's easy going and goes with the flow. Very balanced.Mya is dominate but loves to play and sleep under the covers with yo…More
Quirky, goofy, affectionate, funny and absolutely beautiful. She has eyes like Bela Lugosi in the old Dracula movies especially when she looke at me and puts her ears back. I wouldn't say she has 'to…More
She definitely has tortitude. She is the third tortie I have had and I love them because of that attitude. I know in the US she would be called calico but here in Australia she is classed as tortoise…More
She was a really good cat, the best of my 10 cats. I think she was thankfull becouse I saved her, [because]she never bite me,or scratch me. In april she gave me 2 beautiful kittensMy cat died few day…More
Mentally disturbed. I often say that the fuzzy must go all the way thru her brain. I also say she is all mixed up because her colors are. She can't decide between lovey yellow tabby and whatever else…More
Sweet, sweet, sweet! Full of spunk, energy and love. Monique loves to play with/chase anything that moves; she also loves to zip around the room and just be a kitten. She's also beautiful-just look a…More
Oh, my, yes. I had never known or had a tortie. This kitty was a whole new ballgame for me. I've had cats my whole life, but Sonsy is my fist tortie and my first inside-only cat. I'm sorry, I didn't …More
Loving to everyone and loves to play - a lot. I thought in the beginning that as she got older that she would slow down but that is not true in Missy's case. And she can 'hold her own' when it comes …More
Attitude, independent, beautiful, daring, adventuresome, clever. Not much of a lap cat but could probably be trained to do things. Smart and enjoys challenges. Could never say she had a sweet disposi…More
A complex personality. She is stubborn but with patience I am able to get her used to change or stop a bad habit. She is a talker, which I love. She snuggles with me but also spends time alone. She i…More