Genetics Curiosities

Genetics Curiosities

The tortoise male cats, or tricoloured cats are rare and in the eventually of the birth of one it is most likely that is esterile. About 99 % of these cats are females.

A white kitten can only born if one of the parents is also white.

A silver or smoke kitten can only born if one of the parents is also silver or smoke.

Tricoloured males are a genetic mistake.

A tabby kitten can't born from two solid couloured parents.

A white kitten can only born if both parents are white or have the white gene, if the paw pillows are pink probably he has the spotting white gene.

White cats are more prone to be deaf, white cats with blue eyes rise this possibility.


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Dorrene R 7 years ago

This is good to know. I love cats, but didn't know about genetics.

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