October 06, 2009 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Breeds
The natural adaptation of grace and style constitutes the description of a tuxedo cat. They are always proactive and lively. These are cats that every cat lover should possess as they are really endearing and charming pets with appreciable beauty. You may not know what actually is a tuxedo cat? Is it something representing the species of cat or a color pattern of the cat? The truth be told, it is not a cat breed but the ones which have a distinctive fur texture and different color scheme on it. To be exact they are dual colored cats. They are the customary beauties bearing black and white colors and are having a great demand in the pet shops.
Tuxedo cat pattern
For a cat to be referred as a tuxedo cat it must possess following traits.
1.The cat should contain black color all over its body and some white patches scattered on the black color in a small proportion.
2.The white patches should be predominantly present on her cheek, upper body, tummy and paws.
3.The black color should be present more than that of the white.
As their external appearance with white and black colors ,resembles a tuxedo coat they are named so.
It is significant to observe every cat that has a black and white spots are tuxedos. There are quite a lot of multi colored, black and white cats which are not primarily Tuxedos. A considerable number of these cats, for example, may have larger white spots than that of black or have black or white colors in a marginal proportion or possess firm white patches all the way through their bodies and just have a small number of black spots. These kitten should not be mistaken for tuxedos.
Are you familiar with a well-known tuxedo?
After having identified what a real tuxedo cat is ,now we must know about the cats that are treated as celebrities.
In the Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, which was composed by T.S. Elliot ,tuxedos were commemorated and in the play the black and white cats were leading central characters.
Silvester the cat featuring in the Looney Toons show ,Felix the cat who is said to have gained immense popularity rapidly and Socks, the beloved at of Bill Clinton, the former president are the famous ones that have to be mentioned. Moreover the Cat Socks is the recent inclusion to the list of cats that has lived in the white house.
Present ideas and tuxedo cat names
If you own a tuxedo yourself or know others who have this kind of cats it is better if you gift them some pictures, calendars ,magnet and many other cat apparels and accessories.
If you are thinking of owning a cat and you don’t have idea about the tuxedos ,just give a thought about having them as your beloved pets for they being a spectacular and affectionate buddies. Once you make your mind to get a tuxedo cat for yourself consider these names while getting down to complete a daunting task of choosing a particular catchy name. They are Mime,Chess Piece,Jellicle and Domino.