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.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Scotland Group: Sighthound Height: 28-32 in. Weight: 75-110 lbs. Life span: 9-11 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes, but supervise due to large size Good with other pets: High prey drive, may chase other animals What is the origin of the Scottish Deerhound? Deerhounds are an ancient breed of […]
Since the brutal murder of Cecil the beloved lion of Hwangi National Park, Delta Airlines has made a major announcement. Delta has banned its planes from transporting trophies from lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffalo – all African endangered species. Unfortunately, Dr. Walter Palmer, the dentist who murdered and mutilated Cecil the Lion is not […]
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