Tips to Find Lost Pets: Cat Color/Breed Guide

Breed and Cat Color Guide

Knowing how to best describe your pet will significantly increase your chances of being reunited with them.  Here are some resources to help you with the various breeds and colors of cats.

Cat Breed Information

The majority of cats fall into three breeds: Domestic short, medium, and and long-hairs (based on the length of fur).  Siamese, Persians and Himilayans are also commonly owned breeds.  But, there are hundreds of cat breeds.  Cats can come in all types of colors, which do not determine breed.

Cat Color Guide

Use the guide below to determine the best way to describe your car according to color.

Solids

Black

Black

Gray

Gray

White

Chocolate

Tigers

Brown Tiger

Black Tiger

Orange Tiger

Gray Tiger

Gray Tiger

With White

Gray With White

Gray With White

Brown Tiger With White

Black With White

Orange Tiger With White

Orange With White

Gray Tiger With White

 

Dilutes

Buff And White

Buff

Dilute Calico

Dilute Tortie

Points

Flame Point

Chocolate Point

Snowshoe Point

Seal Point

Seal Lynx Point

Lynx Point

Tricolors

Torbie

Calico

Tortie And White

Tortie

Torbie And White

Want to Help Homeless Cats?

Adult cats create one of the MSPCA’s great ongoing challenges.  Every year, more adult cats find their way to us than any other type of animal. Cat-vocates was created to start funding additional support for adoption promotions and spay-neuter initiatives.

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