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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Several other cultures across various points of time thought of cats in good light; Irish folklore regarded tortoiseshell cats as harbingers of good fortune, Japan's Maneki Neko famous to this day signifies luck whereas Norse mythology depicted the goddess Freyja as driving a chariot pulled by two (presumably, large) cats.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Much is said about tortoiseshell cats being utter nightmares a bit feisty, hence the term Naughty Tortie.
Interested in the link between how cat colour influences adoption rates, a University of California, Berkeley, a researcher surveyed 189 people and found that orange cats were largely regarded as friendly, white cats as aloof and tortoiseshell cats as intolerant.
White cats were considered to be more shy, lazy and calm, while tortoiseshell cats were more likely to be depicted as both more intolerant and more trainable.
She then found two dismembered tortoiseshell cats, a dead hamster and a dead rat.
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SAY hello to Fluffy and Tipsy, two tortoiseshell cats looking for a new home.
The trio of tortoiseshell cats, Betsy, Emily and Tiger, were left outside the White Lion Veterinary Clinic in Hall Street on Wednesday.
Q MY two 14-month- old tortoiseshell cats insist on using their litter tray and will only perform outdoors if I put the tray outside for them.
NAME: Lottie APPEARANCE: Tortoiseshell SPECIAL SKILLS: Much is said about tortoiseshell cats being utter nightmares a bit feisty, hence the term Naughty Tortie.
Two female tortoiseshell cats and a black male kitten have been left at the Pet Vaccination Centre, in Lea Hall Road, in the last seven days and staff there are desperate for people to take care of them.