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Re: Re: Slugger pic


The calico and tortie genes are closely related I believe and yes,
almost exclusively female. I've only ever seen one male calico, very
rare. Sugar has a calico belly to go w/ the tortie back. Too funny.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: cathy carpenter
Sent: 7/21/2004 2:57:40 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic

> That was my understanding. As an aside, that color pattern is almost  
> exclusively female, like calico. Orange cats are almost always male.  
> (Tidbits from my unlimited store of useless information.)
> Cathy
> On Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at 02:50 PM, Kitty wrote:
> 
> > As I read that, Slugger jumped up and gve me one of those big neck  
> > hugs -
> > he's not tortoiseshell, he's completely out of his shell.
> > As I understand it tortoiseshell is a color pattern on lots of types of
> > cats.  Does the 'don't hold me'  trait cover tortees in all kinds of  
> > cats?
> >
> > Kitty
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 2:01 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic
> >
> >
> >> Is Sugar by any chance a tortoiseshell? I understand they don't like
> >> being held, and my two definitely don't!
> >> Cathy
> >> On Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at 09:52 PM, ""
> >> <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I'd love to have a picture of me w/ Sugar, but she loathes being  
> >>> held.
> >>> And there's no one here when she sleeps in my lap in the winter.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Pam Evans
> >>> Kemp, TX
> >>> zone 8A
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: Andrea H
> >>> Sent: 7/20/2004 8:34:22 PM
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic
> >>>
> >>>> What GREAT shot! My friend Liz, who is a professional photographer,
> >>>> among
> >>>> other things, is coming over to take some photos of me, Damascena,  
> >>>> and
> >>>> Gracie this weekend. I think a family portrait is in order now.
> >>>> Should have
> >>>> done it a LONG time ago.
> >>>> Andrea H
> >>>> Beaufort, SC
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >>>> To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 3:30 PM
> >>>> Subject: [CHAT] Slugger pic
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> Each of my cats gets a framed  8x10 displayed in the family room.
> >>>>> Slugger
> >>>>> needs one now.  What do you think of this?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/kmrsy/detail?.dir=/
> >>>>> a900&.dnm=8f94.jpg
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Kitty
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