tortoiseshell cat

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tortoiseshell cat:

see catcat,
name applied broadly to the carnivorous mammals constituting the family Felidae, and specifically to the domestic cat, Felis catus. The great roaring cats, the lion, tiger, and leopard are anatomically very similar to one another and constitute the genus
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"Lannate is a horrible poison, and even if Tortie is a stray cat, she is MY stray cat.
Her owner from north Wales moved into a flat and could not take her with her CUTIEPIE: This kitten and his mother Susie are in need of a home together, say staff BUTTONS: This female rabbit and her three brothers are in need of homes in pairs, say the staff SNOWWHITE AND HER FRIENDS: This twelve-week-old rabbit and siblings are in need of homes in pairs, say staff TIMMY: A long-haired male cat CANDICE: This black-and-white cat's kittens have all been found homes AMY: This young female Tortie was found in a garden after being thrown over a wall.
Twinkle, a Tortie Point Siamese kitten, was brought to the library by Hannah Robuccio, 4, who said that Twinkle does sleep on her bed...all the time.
Tortie has lived in the back garden since World War II and is too old to move.
But the Nile Grove house also has a lodger, Tortie the tortoise, who has lived in the spacious walled garden since the Second World War.
* Fuzzette is a very sweet, little, 6-year-old tortie cat, currently at PetSmart Kildeer, corner of Route 12 and Quentin.
Miss Mottle enjoys attention, but is a typical tortie, and will soon let you know when she has had enough!
For the benefit of anyone who missed the story, Peter's tortoise "Tortie"...
Additional class divisions are made by color: solid, tabby, tortie, shaded, pointed, solid/white, tabby/white, tortie/ white, shaded/white and pointed/white.
"There were 20 to 30 kittens to choose from but straight away Matthew pointed out this little scrap of tortie and white and said he wanted her.
The Two Thousand Acres Of Skye star took over Tortie's care when she bought the pounds 520,000 house 17 years ago and now plans to pass him on to the new owner.