Some articles on calico cats, cats:
... In genetic terms calico cats are tortoiseshells in every way, except that in addition they express a white spotting gene ... Serious study of calico cats seems to have begun about 1948 when Murray Barr and his graduate student E.G ... masses inside the nuclei of nerve cells of female cats, but not in male cats ...
Famous quotes containing the words cats and/or calico:
“The cats will be glad; the fathers feel justified; the mothers
The sons and husbands will no longer need to pay the bills.
Childhoods will be put away, the obscene nightmare abated.”
—Louise Bogan (18971970)
The little Birds fly
Down to the calico tree,
Their wings were blue,
And they sang Tilly-loo!
Till away they flew
And they never came back to me!”
—Edward Lear (18121888)