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.
While cats are usually more discerning, dogs will eat and drink almost anything. If you live or walk your dog near a pond, lake, river, stream, there could be bacteria, parasites, chemicals and a host of other dangers in those waters. The waters may appear innocuous, but there could be perils lurking in them. We […]
There are different types of liners for cages, but not all of them are suitable. Lining the birdcage helps make cleanup a lot easier for you. Easier cleanups make for a neater, sweeter cage that is healthier for your bird. Wood chips, especially those that have a strong odor such as cedar, are toxic to […]
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Wales Coat Type: medium long, soft, lustrous, dense Color: any color except chocolate, lavender & Himalayan Temperament: intelligent, loyal, gentle, good with children & other pets Where does the Cymric come from?: The Cymric is described as a mutation of the Manx. The Cymric has been around as long as […]