Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I’ve been doing some research on cat genetics lately and have started to question if all of my kitty’s babies came from the same father! Rhubarb is a stray that I took in after I noticed her roaming around our...
Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: It is said that a female orange kitten comes from a female that is calico or tortoiseshell and an orange male. I am wondering if you could explain how my black male and my friend’s calico could possibly have an...
Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My cat just had kittens… one black and white, one black, and one calico. Both parents are black and white. Can I still assume that my black and white male is the father? ~ Dawn Thomas: Oooh, Mama’s even more...
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