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Tabby Cats – Colors, Lifespan, Personality, and Fun Facts

Many people refer to their cats as tabbies without really knowing what the term means. Rather than referring to a specific breed, the word “tabby” is a reference to a certain coat pattern commonly seen in both domestic and wild cats. Tabbies often have stripes, swirls, or spots of color on their coats determined by their breed and individual genetics....

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8 Purrfect Cat Breeds With Stripes

While the number of cat breeds in the world depends on who you ask, (TICA recognizes 73 while CFA says there are only 45), no one can deny that cats come in dozens of colors with different markings and characteristics. Even between solid-colored cats, you’ll be hard-pressed to find two felines that are exactly alike. That diversity is part of...

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All About Majestic Orange Tabby Cats

What do famous cats like Garfield, Morris, and Milo have in common? They’re all orange tabby cats. The orange tabby cat is not a breed, but it is certainly one of the most iconic (and some would say cutest) cats out there. While the term “tabby” doesn’t refer to a specific breed of cat, it does represent one of the...

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How Fast Can A Cat Run?

Cats can seem like super speedsters when they’re zooming around the house at 3am and skidding to a stop right before hitting your shins. But then you catch your snuggly snoozer lazily swatting at a sunbeam, and you can’t imagine them moving very fast at all. Cats are masters of contradiction. They’re sweet and salty, incredibly athletic and also impressively...

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What Is A Caliby Cat?

With dozens of different breeds, colors, and coat patterns, every cat is unique. The Cat Fancier's Association provides a handy chart to help us categorize all of our colorful cats and identify specific patterns, but with so many combinations of colors and markings, it's harder than it sounds. Disregarding breed for the moment, there are six main varieties of cat...

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The Different Types Of Black And White Cat Coat Patterns

While black is the most common coat color for cats, our black and white friends aren't hard to find. Bicolored cats appear in several cat breeds, and it's also a common color combination for domestic mixed breeds. You can't identify a cat's breed based solely on a black and white coat pattern, but those contrasting colors can tell you interesting...

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Tortoiseshell Versus Calico Cats: What’s The Difference Between Them?

Tortoiseshell (tortie) and calico cats are both common coat colors and patterns that appear almost always in females. The names tortoiseshell and calico are often confused, and it is easy to understand why. Both of these patterns apply to a multi-colored cat that might consist of brown and orange, black and orange, grey and cream with relatively little to no...

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The 10 Largest Cat Breeds – Biggest House Cats In The World

In this article, we’ll get to know the top ten biggest cat breeds on Earth! At the large end of the spectrum, you’ll find cats that have adapted to cold climates, necessitating big paws and massive tails. Others are distinctively tall and leggy. Some of the largest cat breeds are domesticated cats little more than a few generations away from...

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All About Tuxedo Cats

When you hear the word “tuxedo” you probably picture an elegant black-tie affair – a regal dinner attended by gentlemen in crisp black suits and ladies in flowing ball gowns. It’s probably safe to say you don’t picture a cat. That being said, it isn’t much of a stretch to see how tuxedo cats got their name. These cats are...

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All About Calico Cats

Whether you’re thinking about getting a cat yourself or not, you’ve probably come across the wonderful calico at some point. Who hasn’t? What Makes Calico Cats So Special? Calico cats have an air of mystery about them along with a rich history, not to mention their unique appearance... But what really makes calico cats so special? They aren’t even a...

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