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Caturday: Stella the Fish

10 Mar

Stella is our Mackerel Tabby. I never heard that description before. Good to know.

A mackerel tabby has narrow stripes that run in parallel down its sides. This is what some people refer to as a “tiger cat.” The body has narrow stripes running down the sides in a vertical pattern.

Ideally the stripes are non-broken lines; evenly spaced. They branch out from one stripe that runs along the top of the cat’s back down the spine, resembling fish skeleton — which is why the term “mackerel” is used to describe it. According to Catster

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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6 responses to “Caturday: Stella the Fish

  1. speedyrabbit

    March 10, 2018 at 01:13

    Hmmm interesting all we know is Stella is a cutie,xxx Speedy

     
    • dogdaz

      March 10, 2018 at 03:44

      Thanks. She definitely is.

       
  2. The Island Cats

    March 10, 2018 at 16:58

    I’m a mackeral orange tabby. ~Wally

     
    • dogdaz

      March 11, 2018 at 07:43

      Cool bones!

       
  3. 15andmeowing

    March 10, 2018 at 19:06

    Stella is a beauty.

     
    • dogdaz

      March 11, 2018 at 07:44

      Thanks. We think so.

       
 
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