Ask A Vet: Why Are Male Calico Cats So Rare?

Calico cats are lovely and unique. Even more unique is the fact that they are nearly always female. I can take advantage of my knowledge of this to impress my clients by correctly guessing the gender of their cat from a distance! Although it can make me seem magical, science makes my skill much less impressive. Why are male calico so rare? To answer this question, we have to first examine what calico is and why any cat has this … Read more