The Colors of Life

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Cat Coat Color Testing

The following labs provide DNA color testing. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and is for reference only.

White Patterns in Cats

At the present time there are at least three (3) white spotting patterns in cats.

Links and References

Scientific Articles

Chocolate coated cats: TYRP1 mutations for brown color in domestic cats.

Dilutions and Modifiers of Coat Color in Cats

Cats exhibit a wide variety of coat colors, and as with all domestic animals, their colors are controlled by a variety of dilutions and modifiers.