Sunday 30 October 2011

What is a mackerel tabby?

A mackerel tabby is a tabby cat - feral or domestic, or wild  - that has a striped tabby coat. Wild cats are not normally referred to as having tabby coats, however.

There are three types of tabby coat: mackerel, spotted and classic (blotched). You can see all three on this page: What is a classic tabby?

The mackerel tabby is named after the mackerel fish. On the following page, I discuss in depth the tabby cat coat.

Mackerel tabby cat and mackerel (fish)

The photo of the fish is by kikikiliii (Flickr). The cat is a Toyger cat; a purebred designer cat.

The photo of the cat on this page is protected by copyright ©. Violations of copyright are reported to (DMCA).

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