COLOUR AND PATTERN CHARTS - downloadable charts for breeders, tutorials etc
CONFORMATION CHARTS - downloadable charts for breeders, tutorials etc
Plain English Guide to Colours and Patterns
Plain English Guide to Conformation

Coat Colours

Barrington Brown (Recessive Brown)
Basic Colours of Self (Solid) Cats
Bicolours - Depigmentation Conditions: Vitiligo, Leukoderma, Leukotrichia
Bicolours - Spotted Legs and Dalmatian/Appaloosa Cats
Bicolours - Tuxedo and Magpie Cats
Black-to Red Mutations (Unidentified Genes)

Colour Dilution: Blue dilution & Pink-Eyed Dilution in Cats
Colour Dilution: Chediak Higashi Syndrome Dilution in Persian Cats
Cinnamon Point and Fawn Point British Shorthairs in Russia by Tatyana Barsik
Colourpointed Cats: Siamese, Balinese, Javanese, Singhalese
Colourpointed Cats: Himalayan, Birman, French Khmer, Ragdoll
Colourpointed Cats: Snowshoe, Tonkinese, Neva Masquerade, Opal, Thai, Masked Silver, Cross-Breeds
Colourpointed Cats: Anomalous Coloutpoint Development
Colour Restriction Genes: Mocha Colour in Thai Cats (a new colour restriction gene)
Colour Restriction Genes: Mocha Gene Interaction With Siamese and Burmese Colour Restriction
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene: Copper/Flaxen Gold/Light Gold Phenotype In British Tipped Shorthairs/Longhairs
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene: Linechasing British Shorthairs/Longhairs (part of a collaborative project)
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene: Sorrel Bengals
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene: Sunshine and Sunshine-Silver ("Bimetal") Siberians
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene: Sunshine British Shorthairs/Longhairs (with genealogies)
Corin (Variable Wideband) Gene?: Maine Coons with Sunshine-Like Mutations

Dilute Modifier Gene: Caramel and Apricot Colours, including line-chasing
Extension Gene: Amber Norwegian Forest Cats - Late Colour Change Gene
Extension Gene: Carnelian (Copal, Serdolik) Kurilian Bobtails (Extension Gene)
Extension Gene: Russet Burmese, Mandalay, Asian Group - Late Colour Change Gene
Extension Gene: Colours Resembling Amber and Russet (Pseudo-Golden, Bimetallic [Seal Sepia] American Shorthair)
False Caramel (Lilac Carrying Cinnamon), Effect of Black/Choc/Cinnamon on Red, Other Effects of Recessive Genes on Dominant Colours
Ghosting Mutation (Satin With Colour Fading, False Smoke)
Hybrid Hues: Charcoal, Sorrel, Wheaten and Whited (patterns Introduced from Wild Cats)

Indefinable Coat Colours
Indefinable Kitten Colours
Inhibitor Gene: "Bimetallic" British Shorthairs
Inhibitor Gene: Platinum" Persians - A Late Colour Change Gene
Inhibitor Gene: Silver and Golden: Smoke, Shaded and Tipped Silver & Golden Cats
La Perm Bleaching Mutation
Powder Coat and Neither-Nors
Pseudo-Cinnamon: Phoenix Colour
Pseudo-Cinnamon: Blue-on-Red Tabbies & Pseudo-Cinnamon
Pseudomelanism & Charcoal-like Pattern in Non-Bengal Cats
Pseudo-Merle (Red-Silver, Black-Silver Dapple) Cats

Recessive White / Albino Cats
Roan (Salt & Pepper) Mutations
Roan: Salmiak ("Finnish Mutation")
Roan: Karpati Pattern & Transylvanian Breed
Roan: Silverdust Breed
Red Self Shorthair Cat (1928)
Satin, Glitter and Grizzle in Cats
Sepia American Shorthairs (and the Further Spread of Sepia)
Striped, Spotted and Ticked Cats
Tortoiseshell and Tricolour Cats

White Cats, Eye Colours & Deafness
Wide Band Golden: The Wide Band Conundrum in Various Breeds
Wide Band: History of the "New" Colours "Golden Copper" and "Golden Akita" in the British Breed
Wide Band: Investigating Copper/Flaxen Gold/Light Gold Phenotype In British Tipped Shorthairs (with genealogies)


Eye Colours in Cats
Blue Eye Inheritance in Bicolour Cats - possible recessive modifier gene?
Dominant Blue-Eye Breeds and Other Spontaneous Mutations
Reviewing the Dominant Blue Eye Gene in the Ermine Trace Cattery (Elizabeth Lipovenko)
Late Eye Colour Change to Blue
Dominant Blue eyes and Missing Tear Ducts (case study, 2023)
Dominant Blue eyes and Waardenburg Syndrome (Calming the Alarmists)


Ears: Curled, Curved and Folded Ears
Ears: Small Rounded Ears Mutation (Toyger)

Dwarf and Mini-Cats

Dwarf, Midget and Miniature Cats (General Information)
Dwarf, Midget and Miniature Randombred Cats
Dwarf, Midget and Miniature Purebred Cats
The Dwarf Ragdolls Enigma
Short-legged Cats


Polydactyly (Hemingway Cats)
Polydactyl Records, Natural Selection
Syndactyly/Oligodactyly & Uneven Toes etc
Polydactyly - General Information (Occurrence Humans and Other Animals)


Bobtailed Cats
Curly Tailed Cats
Curly Tailed Cat Gallery
Tailless (Manx) Cats


Longhaired Cats - General Information
Longhairs- Angora, Persian and Historical Russian Longhairs
Longhairs - German Longhair and German Angora
Longhairs - IRCA Ragdolls, Ragamuffins, Honeybears etc
Longhairs - Maine Coon, Norwegian Forest Cat, Siberian and Modern Russian Longhairs

Hairless Cats

Hairless Cats
Dwarf and Mini Hairless Cats
HairlessCat Gene Mismatch - Canadian Sphynx x Donskoy (photos)
Fictional Hairless Cats
Mexican Hairless, or Aztec Cat

Rex and Sparse-Coated Cats

Sparse-Coated & Partially Coated Cats
Rex and & Curly-Coated Cats
Wirehair & Broken-Coated Cats


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