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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London, May 20 ( ANI ): A 24-year-old tortoiseshell cat in Bournemouth, England has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest cat.
Following an examination by a vet, 110g of matted fur was removed from the female tortoiseshell cat's body and it was established that the she did not have a microchip.
The Scottish SPCA were called in and are looking after the female, white and tortoiseshell cat at their Lanarkshire rescue centre.
4:52 p.m.: Redstone Hill Road, missing older cat named Dusty; the tortoiseshell cat wore a pink collar with a bell.
The young tortoiseshell cat was found by a member of the public in Merthyr Tydfil with shocking abdominal injuries and serious cuts to her tail.
TOOTSIE Tootsie is a 19-year-old tortoiseshell cat who lives with the Johnston family in Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
A blind tortoiseshell cat was rescued by the Mersey tunnel police and brought into our care.
The areas that still retain transparency are covered in Lego, pencils, wires from long-forgotten electrical items, some marbles, loose change (including an alarming selection of defunct currencies), sweet wrappers, paper, more paper, paperbacks, a small tortoiseshell cat, an inexplicably large pile of envelopes that never seems to shrink, several mugs that once contained tea, more paper and an Investec pen.
Steven Browitt and Andrew Maloney used a blunt axe to behead Greta, a blind 19-year-old tortoiseshell cat, during a break-in in Wigan, Greater Manchester, last August.
The tortoiseshell cat - barely a week old - was recovered by Smethwick firemen as they sifted through waste cardboard which had been set alight in the yard of a clothing factory in Bridge Street North.
Tabor the tortoiseshell cat clocked up more than 3,000 miles and battled everything from blizzards to bears in a remarkable journey across the United States.