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Only female cats can be tortoiseshell because the coat colour gene is sex-linked & in all cells one X chromosome becomes inactive. Each allele is either black or orange & because the process is random it results in orange and black patches across the body. http://ift.tt/1NSS0uT

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What an Adorable Fur Baby - 1st July 2014

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"My cat is dressed in a Tortoiseshell suit and I know you will delight in her." --William Cowpers

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** " Yer speech? Maybe me kin put it dis ways. Some peoples talks in der sleep. Others sleep whiles some talk."

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Tortie Cat Falls into the Heart of Her Rescuer and Follows Her on Different Adventures

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A Summer With A Cat: Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Cat At Home During Vacation | Bored Panda

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