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A mackerel tabby is a domestic cat with a coat pattern consisting of a background of gray or orange banded hairs and darker vertical stripes running down the torso. The thin vertical stripes are likened to fish bones, he... More »

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Tabby cats, like all domestic cats, need nutritious meals served twice a day along with plenty of water. Cats require taurine, an amino acid conducive to good health. Taurine is found in animal protein, so a tabby cat's ... More »

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According to The Nest, tabby cats can live anywhere from 15 to 20 years. However, genetics, lifestyle, diet and other factors play a large role in how long a tabby cat lives. More »

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A mackerel tabby is a domesticated cat with a coat pattern of straight unbroken stripes. This is in contrast to the other major tabby pattern, the classic or blotched tabby, which consists of swirling stripes. More »

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A reverse brindle is an animal that appears to have a pattern of broken light stripes and streaks on a background coat of the same hue, but darker. Brindle normally occurs as dark stripes or streaks on a light background... More »

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The tuxedo cat refers to a coat pattern found on certain cats that resembles men's formal tuxedo attire. Although the tuxedo cat is not a particular cat breed, this coat pattern can be found on certain breeds more common... More »

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A reverse brindle pit bull has a coat pattern of extensive stripes that mask the background coat color, giving the dog the appearance of being black or black with light markings. Normal brindle is a pattern of dark strip... More »

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