Articles of special interest to breeders of Tabbies
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- GPD, RW BelCats Dream A Little Dream
On March 9th, 2014, a brown tabby Persian spay named GPD, RW BelCats Dream A Little Dream made breed history in CFA when she became the first Persian to earn the title of Grand of Distinction.
This is her story . . .
- * Classic vs Mackerel: Persian Tabby Patterns in CFA
Tabby Persians can come in one of two patterns: Classic or Mackerel. Do you know the difference?
- * Colors of the Tabby Division
The Persian Tabby Division in CFA has 17 color categories.
- * Gary Powell
PandEcats.com is honored to be able to share with our pa/members this candid interview with Gary as he discusses his Persian breeding program under the Red Sky cattery prefix.
- * How To Tell A True Tabby
Perhaps the single thing most newbies (and some not-so-new cat breeders) find confusing is understanding the issue of agouti and non-agouti tabbies. Learn how to tell whether YOUR tabby is a true agouti (or not) . . .
- New Chocolate Milestone
Read the story of Rocky, the first ever chocolate or lilac Persian to be ranked in the top 3 of breed nationally in CFA!
- GC, RW Red Sky Wooden Ships Crosses The Rainbow Bridge
A prolific sire is lost... but his legacy lives on in the tabby Persians, Exotics & Lynxpoint Himalayans of the modern day.
- * GC Ristokat's Against All Odds
PandEcats debuts a new feature that will prove invaluable to every breeder wishing to improve their ability to evaluate kittens and predict how they will develop into adulthood.
- * Shaving Your Cat's Nose
Exhibitors of well-presented Silvers and Goldens and tabbies take care that the mascara on their cat's nose leather is not obscured by hair along the edge of the nose leather. The best way of emphasizing good nose mascara is by shaving the hairline around
- Tabby Pattern Genetic Breakthrough
New research results published in the journal Genetics, has clarified the inheritance of tabby patterns. Read on to learn more ...
- * Tabby Pattern Genetics
Classic? Mackerel? What is dominant? What is recessive?
- * Tabby Patterns
There are four main patterns of tabby that occur in the random bred domestic cat population (exclusive of any cat breeds that have wild blood). This article provides an in-depth look at tabby patterns and their genetics ...
- * Tabby Persian Breed Winners in CFA
This well researched listing of the Tabby Persian breed winners in CFA includes all the cats who are entitled to add the BW in front of their names.
- * Tabby Persian DMs in CFA
A list of the tabbies in CFA who have earned the breeding title of Distinguished Merit.
- Tabby Persian Grands of Distinction in CFA
In 2011, CFA instituted a brand new title — the Grand of Distinction. The first Persian to earn the award in CFA was a Brown McTabby spay named GPD, RW Belcats Dream A Little Dream. This article tracks the Tabby Persians that have earned this prestigious title to-date.
- * Tabby Persian National Winners in CFA
The CFA National Winning Persians of the Tabby Division from 1972 until the present.
- Way We Were: CFA 1958 (Part 4) - Red Tabbies and Tortoiseshells, Part 1
Take a nostalgic look back at CFA 50 years ago... the fourth in our multi-part series features the red tabbies...
- Way We Were: CFA 1961 (Part 2) - Blue Tabbies Are Accepted
The year is 1961, and blue tabbies are accepted in CFA ...
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