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A tabby is any domestic cat that has a coat featuring distinctive stripes, dots, lines or swirling ... This can be further traced to the Middle French atabis (14th century), which stemmed from the Arabic term attabiya. This word is a reference to ... Like the Mackerel tabby, Classic tabbies have dark bars on the legs, tail, and cheeks.


May 11, 2017 ... Classic marbled cake-like tabby markings modeled by Catster member ... Often, a mackerel tabby with a broken pattern resembles a spotted tabby cat. ... If you look up close at the lighter parts of a tabby's coat, you will see that ...


Did you know the Tabby cat is not a breed, but a color pattern? ... Look at a "coal black" cat in the sun some day, and see if you can find the hidden tabby markings . ... Mackerel tabbies have striped rings around their tail and legs, a "necklace" ...


Mar 6, 2017 ... Five Methods:Identifying Classic Tabby CatsIdentifying Mackerel ... Though ticked tabbies may not look like a typical tabby cat, they still ... The "spots" on the spotted tabby's coat can come in a variety of shapes and sizes.


Jul 13, 2012 ... Mackerel (Striped). Striped tabby ... A blotched tabby's body looks almost like a bull's-eye. ... If so, what kind of markings does your cat have?


Feb 16, 2013 ... Tabby cats may not be of one breed, but they do have some ” tabby cat ... into four types based on their patterns - Mackerel tabby ( stripes like fish bones ) .... at this aloof cat that was very much trying to look uninterested in me.


May 27, 2014 ... in the sense that they are more like the personalities of dogs. ... Look at a “solid” black cat in the sun some day and see if you can find the ... Along the belly of the mackerel tabby you will find a double row of 'vest buttons.'.


In the mackerel tabby, the vertical stripes are thin like fishbones and may break ..... The ticked pattern can be combined with the silver gene to create a cat with ...


The term "tiger cat" is also used to describe striped tabby cats. ... The tabby color does appear in some particular breeds quite often, though. ... Many of the hairs are banded with color in an aguti pattern which lends to a soft, pastel look.. like so. ... or the Mackerel, but the stripes are broken into a series of spots or dashes, like ...