A tabby is any domestic cat that has a coat featuring distinctive stripes, dots, lines
or swirling ... Like the Mackerel tabby, Classic tabbies have dark bars on the legs,
tail, and cheeks. ... The ...
Apr 8, 2011 ... See if you can figure out which tabby your cat is: ... Classic marbled cake-like
tabby markings modeled by Catster member Abby. ... tabby-cat-mackerel ... If you
look up close at the lighter parts of a tabby's coat, you will see that ...
Along the belly of the mackerel tabby you will find a double row of 'vest buttons.'
Spotted .... He has stripes on his sides that look like the bones in a fish. His are ...
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...
How do we define those wonderful tabby patterns? ... The patched tabby pattern
occurs in female cats that are first of all, mackerel, ... Like the colors tortoiseshell
and calico, the patched tabby colors are almost always seen only in female cats.
The following tabby cat pictures show what this prolific coat pattern looks like
across a ... The mackerel tabby pattern almost looks as if the cat was tie-dyed
My girl I posted about is like yours, but she has very defined black stripes ... Spot
is a ticked tabby, Mr Grey and Blaze are mackerel tabbies who have a lot of ... As
you can see Spot does have some stripes on his face and legs, even ... and
Ethical Breeding, Describing Cats - What Does My Cat Look Like?
Classic tabby is a pattern and can be. ... It looks like several connected rufus
spots that are outlined in dark brown. .... some stripes as well, which are a good
deal thicker than on a mackerel tabby--still, stripes rather than swirls.
Jul 13, 2012 ... Sometimes the spots appear to be broken mackerel stripes. ... These cats may
not seem to be tabby at first, since they do not have the traditional body markings.
... A blotched tabby's body looks almost like a bull's-eye.
If you look up close at the light parts of a tabby's coat, you will see that the
individual ... A "mackerel tabby" has narrow stripes that run in parallel down its
sides. ... A "classic tabby" cat has bold, swirling patterns on its sides like marble