The statistics are different for calicos and torties. They are almost always female. As a matter of fact, only one in 3,000 kittens that are born to calicos and torties are male. Black and orange cats have 2 x chromosomes which make them female. The very rare kitten born with xxy chromosomes will be male. The xx chromosomes give the cat the black and orange color; the y chromosome makes it male. However those cats born with the xxy chromosomes are sterile so no more males in their future.
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It is a little-known fact that there are seven Swiss dog breeds. The Schweizerische Kynologische Gesellschaft (SKG) (the Swiss equivalent of the Kennel Club) works to promote these breeds in Switzerland and abroad. In the 19th century, a Saint Bernard named Barry who lived in a monastery in the Alps, saved at least 40 people […]