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.
We all want our dogs to be well-behaved and not cause us embarrassment or worse. We can achieve this goal with proper training. When researching the right trainer for your dog, be sure to find one that uses positive training techniques. Positive reinforcement such as food, praise or play keep your dog attentive and anxious […]
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The HSUS works continually to strengthen existing animal welfare laws and fight for more animal rights and protection laws. Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of HSUS, chose these 10 laws passed in states during 2012 as representing important steps in animal rights. 1. California banned the cruel “sport” of hound hunting of bobcats and bears, […]