What Kind of Cat Is Orange?

What is an orange cat called?

From their gorgeous coats of orange (and sometimes white) and their tendency to be the friendliest of felines, it’s safe to say that ginger cats are one of the most colorful cats to share your home with. If you have ever owned a ginger cat – also called orange or marmalade cats, you know they are special.

What breed of cat has orange fur?

Certain cat breeds are more likely to produce an orange-hued kitty. Some breeds lucky enough to sport an orange coat are the American bobtail, the exotic shorthair, the devon rex, and the Scottish fold.

What is special about orange cats?

The gene responsible for the orange color is sex-linked, resulting in a much higher likelihood that an orange cat will be male versus female. Although the research is far from definitive, male cats have been said to be slightly friendlier than female cats, which could explain the loving nature of orange cats.

Are orange cats the friendliest?

Another thing they’re known for is being chatty, too, although female gingers are reported as being a little more soft spoken than males. So, they’re not scaredy cats that could be labeled as aloof and standoffish. Which in turn explains why time and time again they’ ve been labeled as the “friendliest” of all cats.