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I have heard that over 99% of all calico cats are female. Many years ago I read an article in a cat magazine that explained this.
It is because of the x and Y chromosomes. Tne x determined the coat. The entire explanation is here:www.readersdigest.ca/
We have a young calico colored cat. It has very light tan markings plus blue colored markings and no other color on it. I have never seen a blue and light tan colored cat before. Does anyone know anything about this color of cat?
By Lynda from Grinnell, IA
It's called a Blue Cream or a Dilute Tortoiseshell or Calico depending on how much white.
Tortoiseshell is probably the name you are looking for.
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