Cats Facts

Britannica has joked for years that we should make an index of the “best cats”. This is because the internet is now. This project has been taken on by two cat-crazy and brave editors. After much debate We have finally put together an impressive list of cats according to our criteria.

Polydactyl cats are great in giving high-fives, lets admit it. Errr, high-sixes. Also called “mitten cats” or “thumb cats,” polydactyls have a genetic mutation that allows them to have more than the usual number of feet with toes. Polydactyl cats could have anything from six to eight feet per paw. The additional toes can create the appearance that they look like their paws have thumbs. Polydactyly can occur in many species including humans. However, it’s the most frequent in cats.

Due to the random activation genes, it is not possible to create a clone from the same cat. Because the X-chromosome contains all of the necessary traits for calico patterns, almost all calico cat breeds will be female. Male calico cats can only be found as a result genetic disorders.

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