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A diagram showing the ten common types of white spotting coat patterns in cats.

White Spotting in Cats

Caitlin Dempsey

White spotting categorizes how much white fur a cat has.

Three British shorthair kittens, one black, one medium gray, and one light gray, against a dark brown highlighted backdrop.

Deciphering Cat Coat Colors

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about the vast variety of cat coat colors and the genetics behind cat coat colors.

A black cat with white on the paws and chin walking across a light blue rope rug.

Mitted Cats Explained

Caitlin Dempsey

Cats who are mitted have a different fur color on their paws than their legs.

A cat with a black and white tuxedo fur pattern staring at the camera.

Tuxedo Cats Explained

Caitlin Dempsey

Tuxedo cats have a bicolor fur pattern similar to the formal wear.