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Reverse Calicos

Do you know what is meant by the term "reverse" calico? Learn the meanings of this color description and enjoy a series of photos of cats illustrating the unusual color pattern.


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According to folklore from Southeast Asia, tortoiseshell cats were formed from the blood of a young goddess. In Japan, it’s believed that tortoiseshell cats can help protect the home from ghosts. English folklore says rubbing a tortoiseshell cat’s tail on a wart will cure the affliction. In the United States, tortoiseshell cats are believed to be “money cats” that will bring good fortune into the home.

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