The Black and White Cat
Sometimes known as Tuxedo Cats, Black and White Cats are very Distinct
Black and white cats are amazing animals.
I not only like the beauty of them, I also admire their intelligence.
Black and white cats have a distinct personality and they also have many interesting character traits that you probably don't know about.
I have collected some photos of black and white cats but I have also used some other color kitties and made them black and white, including my own. They wanted to share in the fun.
There are several interesting facts in this website about the black and white tuxedo cat.
Please enjoy your journey and don't forget to leave a "paw's-up" below!
The Classic Black and White Kit-Cat Clock
When thinking of the classic black and white cat, the Kit-Cat Clock is one of the best known merchandising items.
This clock was first introduced in the 1950's and millions have been manufactured and sold.
Now is your chance to continue your family tradition and own a Kit Cat Clock of your very own!
Black and White works with Cats Also
I love black and white and mixed with my love for cats, it is a purr-fect combination.
Black and white are not really colors although some may still believe so. In the color spectrum, black is the combination of all colors while white is the absence of color.
When you buy a car in a hot climate, you want to look for the lightest colors because they reflect the sun while dark and especially black, absorbs the sun and heat. Due to this, the black and white cat may be hot and cold at the same time.
I learned a lot of interesting information about black and white cats for this website that I did not know before. I wanted to give this information to others and what better way than a mix of cat photos, trivia and some other ways for you to have fun at the same time.
One Smart Kitty
The intelligence and influence of a tuxedo cat is so powerful that it can raise the brain power of other cats that it lives with.
My Cat - A Handsome Little Guy
The Personality and Uniqueness of a Black and White Cat - Yes, they are distinct from other cats!
Personality is not normally tied to human hair color.
However, it is thought a black and white cat has distinct character traits that are unique in several ways.
What are some of these traits and unique facts about black and white tuxedo cats?
- Feral cats in the cities are usually a bi-colored black and white while feral cats outside of cities are usually only one color or shade.
- T.S. Elliot was so fascinated with black and white cats seen in the city that he wrote poetry about them. His poetry inspired the Broadway hit, "Cats."
- Black and white cats are very resourceful and clever.
- Black and white cats are prized by many because they are excellent at catching mice.
- If you want an active cat, a black and white cat is always on the move.
- Black and white cats are not as close to humans as other cats. Feral black and white cats may make friends with people but it is said that their friendship is very difficult to obtain and can be fleeting.
In studies that have been conducted, it has been found that dogs are more afraid of a black and white cat than any other.
The Name for a Group of Cats?
When I was growing up, everyone used to call a group of cats a "litter."
While this term can apply to very young cats, cat groups are actually known by other distinct names,
Other than saying "groups of cats" or just cats, a cat grouping is referred to as a "clowder," a "clutter" or a "garing."
Famous Black and White Cats
It is said that William Shakespeare, Sir Isaac Newton and Beethoven all owned a black and white tuxedo cat.
Maybe we should say their cats owned them?
Cats in Space
The black and white tuxedo cat is being considered by NASA for a space or Mars-related mission. Studies have shown that these cats are more suited for space travel than any others.
The Three Best-Known Black and White Cartoon Cats
The earliest black and white cartoon cat is Krazy Kat.
My Father used to watch him when he was young. Krazy Kat appeared around the 1910's.
Watch out for the brick Ignatz!
Felix the Cat was around before I was born.
Felix was very intelligent, the epitome of a black and white cat. Felix was such a craze that many toys and merchandise were created at the time of his popularity.
Who can forget Sylvester, the black and white cat from Looney Tunes?
Sylvester was a black and white cat with a red nose and although not related to Rudolph, he was, and still is a very popular character!
See Krazy Kat, Felix the Cat and Sylvester in Action!
"I can see, I can see!"
After birth, black and white cats will open their eyes as much as one day earlier than cats of other colors.
It's no Suprise that Catwoman was an Excellent Swimmer
Black and White Cats are the best swimmers even though no cat loves to swim.