Last Updated on February 10, 2024 by Aftab Tariq
Calico cat names are becoming popular because these cats have special and beautiful patterns from their genes. Each calico cat has a different pattern, like snowflakes. People in different places think calico cats bring good luck.
In German, they call them “glückskatze.” You might have seen cute Japanese beckoning cat figures in restaurants that often started with calicos. In old Japan, fishermen and sailors took calico cats on their boats for good luck.
Now, people are talking a lot about calico cat names, and it’s not just about how they look but also about their genes. The pretty calico pattern is because of genetic variation, showing white fur with orange and black spots.
Here’s a cool fact: usually, only female cats get this pattern because of their XX chromosomes. Male cat get their fur color from their mom, unless a kitten has an extra chromosome (XXY). In that case, a male calico cat can be sterile and might face health problems.
Pick the best name for your lucky calico kitten from our suggestions below.
List of Calico Cat Name:
Calico Cat Names Female
Most calico cats are female, with very few being male. So, you might want to choose a name from our ‘Calico Cat Names Girls’ list for your new kitten.
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