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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

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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"My kitten is dressed in a tortoise-shell suit and I know you will delight in her." --William Cowpers

"My kitten is dressed in a tortoise-shell suit and I know you will delight in her." --William Cowpers

This one reminds me of our Scamper, who's been gone a long time now.  I still think of her and all the others we've known and loved.

This one reminds me of our Scamper, who's been gone a long time now. I still think of her and all the others we've known and loved.

** " Me demands rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty."

What an Adorable Fur Baby - 1st July 2014

Blossom Pelt. The deputy. She is feirce when her clan is in war but is gentle to members of her clan.

Blossom Pelt. The deputy. She is feirce when her clan is in war but is gentle to members of her clan.