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Stunning black mackerel tabby male cat

Are all domestic cats tabbies?

When you look at domestic cats today, you see a very wide range of coat types and colours. You would be deceived into believing that all domestic cats are not tabbies but technically they...

Common agouti

What does ‘agouti’ mean in cats?

We see the word ‘agouti’ used a lot in the world of cats, particularly the world of cat breeders. This is because it is a word that indirectly refers to a very common type...

Spinning wheel cats image

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 cat, a community cat or a purebred, pedigree cat and even a wild cat;...

Picture of striped tabby cat

Pictures of striped tabby cats

Striped tabby cats are also called mackerel tabbies in reference to the skin of the fish by the same name. This is the ancient type of tabby pattern close to the one we see...

A brindled cat - a tabby cat

What is a brindle cat?

I believe that the proper terminology is “brindled cat” but people search for, “what is a brindle cat?”. A brindle cat is a tabby cat. Although the word “brindled” is used as a prefix...

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