Cat Coats

14 different cat coat colours and patterns defined

What are the cat coat colours and patterns? I have 14 variants here, on this page. The agouti coat colour…

2 weeks ago

What is a tabby cat?

A tabby cat can be any one of the following: a random bred domestic cat, a feral cat, a stray…

3 weeks ago

Why are domestic cats different colors?

I feel confident enough to state that there can only be one reason why domestic cats have different coat colours…

2 months ago

Why are domestic cats white?

The question effectively asks why cats are white all over. It is because they have a dominant gene symbolised by…

2 months ago

Can bobcats be orange?

Yes, the background color of the bobcat can be reddish or yellowish-brown which is effectively orange. It also varies to…

2 months ago

Picture of lentigo simplex cat

You know those black freckles on the tip of the nose, gums, eyelids and the lips of an orange (ginger,…

3 months ago

Why do many domestic cats have white ‘socks’ on their paws?

To get straight to the point the reason why domestic cats often have white socks is because during the early…

4 months ago

Picture of a cute cat with a cinnamon bun coat

This cute cat who looks like a pedigree British Shorthair and she has a spiral tabby coat when curled up…

5 months ago

What is a dilute coat color in cats?

The term 'dilute' refers to the weakening of the colours of a cat's coat as if watered down. The colours…

5 months ago

Picture of chimera cat Quimera

Here is a picture of a rare chimera cat whose name is Quimera and who lives in Argentina. I have…

5 months ago