Most of all, when you think of a cat, you may think base coat colors and cat fur pattern that usually appear in cats. A cat is well-known as the beautiful feature in fur. No wonder if many people are seeking a cat fur pattern which has the most beautiful one. When you find the cat for a pet, firstly, you will see the fur. Finding the great fur becomes the great pride for some people. They normally desire to have the beautiful cat fur pattern.
The Cat Fur Pattern Types
1. Bicolor, Tuxedo, Van Cat Fur Pattern
Tuxedo is a formal black suit, rear coat tails, usually used together with a black bow tie and white shirt. The designations are popular in America and Canada, up worldwide. One action movie starring Jackie Chan, there’s “The Tuxedo”.
Eiits.. How is the tuxedo in Cat? However, the tuxedo in cat means a white color which combined with some color such as black and tabby. In the cat world, the combinations of two colors / Bicolor, white and black color are mentioned as Tuxedo. Furthermore, the Van fur almost same as the Tuxedo and Bicolor. Van is one of cat pattern which rises in Lake Van area in Turkey. They are also called as the Turkish van cat with a semi-long haired breed. Generally, the cat which has these color is having the black and white fur color and spread on the head, body, and tail.
2. Tabby Cat Fur Pattern
This pattern is often encountered in some place. The pattern just appears the black and grayish color. The tabby cat is called as a striped cat. The tabby cat has a fur including the dots, lines, stripes or swirling pattern. Almost the all of cats have the tabby pattern but the differences are on the thickness – thinness, regular and irregular pattern. There are the cats that are seen the clear tabby pattern or not at all. In addition, there are some tabby cats with the various patterns. They are Classic/ Blotched tabby, Mackerel Tabby, Spotted tabby, Ticked tabby, and others.
3. Tortoiseshell Cat Fur Pattern
The tortoiseshell is a cat covering the two colors others than white. Normally, the tortoiseshell cat has the multicolored coats with cover the various shades or black, red and sometimes white. The combinations of colors are red and black but it does not have the exactly red and black color. It means that red can instead as yellow, cream and orange while the black can be instead of as gray, tabby, blue and chocolate.
4. Calico/ Tricolor Cat Fur Pattern
The calico also means the tricolor or triple color. The tricolor usually consists of the dark or light, reddish color, and typically black, blue or brown. As well as the calico in cat pattern, the combinations of three colors appear the great shade color. The calico cat is also called as the dashing cat. Need to know that calico refers to a color pattern on the fur, not to breed.
5. Colorpoint Cat Fur Pattern
Colourpoint cat or colorpoint shorthair is a domestic cat breed called the brother of Siamese race. In fact, it is very similar to a Siamese which is often referred to Siamese twins. In fact, these cats were first domesticated in 1964 in the United States. The colorpoint has dark colors on the ears, face, tail and feet with a lighter color on the rest of the body and sometimes white. Originally, the colorpoint based on the certain color such as dark brown, warm lighter brown, silvery gray-pink, orange, dark gray and tortie point.
6. White cat Fur Pattern
This seems so common color which appears in cat fur. The white cat is a domestic cat which has the pure white fur covering all parts of the body. Just having the white color on the coat is particularly appears as the white cat. The white cat is a kind of cute cat with one color simply. The dominant of masking gene causes a cat having a white color on the coat. As a result, the cat will have a coat color and underlying pattern. When the white dominant gene appears, the patterns cannot be formed. They have a heterozygous or homozygous gene that will have a white coat color.
7. Smoke Cat Pattern
The Smoke cat is well-known as the cat with white roots. Genetically, it is produced by color inhibiting gene. It means that the cat’s fur dark (black) and the lighter color appear at the bottom. The uniqueness can you get when you part the cat’s hair and see the smokey-looking color. In addition, the smoke cat will be seen solid colored when they are moving or running.
8. Solid Cat Fur Pattern
Therefore, a solid color is a cat that has only one color and does not have spotted. The easiest way to recognize a kind f this cat, just it is noticed fur coat the entire body of a cat. If there are other colors in the cat’s fur coat, It is no longer regarded as a solid color. This method only applies to adult cats because the kitten will show a secondary solid color on the coat. When the cat grows up an adult, automatically, the secondary coat color will disappear and the cat will be a solid color entirely. In some places, solid color known as “self-colored”.
The Color of Coat
Certainly, a cat has so much pattern but there is also has various colors that create them. It is a part of a color combination, that is a coat. The coat has several base colors which combine in the cat fur pattern.
Black – Black is a base color that sometimes has underlying tabby. The black cat is manifested as a dark brown cat.
White – The color is exactly always solid without underlying tabby markings. The white is a pure color that appears in a cat.
Red – The red always refers to a male cat because the gene is sex-linked. It is connected with the tabby pattern and known as the orange or ginger color.
Cream – This color is a melt version of the red color. When it is combined with blue, the color can create the calico and tortoiseshell
Blue – The blue color is a melt of black and deep bluish gray. Some coats are related to this color.
Brown – Actually, brown is as chocolate variations in cats.
Cinnamon – The color is a solid of light brown with red overtones. In addition, the melt version of cinnamon is called as Fawn.
Hence, the cat has many fur pattern that appears with different shade. So, which one tha cat fur pattern that you like?