Tortoiseshell

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Tortoiseshell

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Need to know Tortoiseshell

The tortoiseshell cat, or 'calico', is mainly female and instantly recognisable for its beautiful mottled coat. Aside from their memorable appearance, cats of this colouration are sometimes nicknamed 'money cats', and are often thought to bring good luck (the Japanese Maneki Neko lucky cat figurine is almost always a calico). Keep these playful pussycats entertained with a scratching post or a motorised mouse and they may well send some good fortune your way!

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