Gray cats: the mystery of true silver
Silver-gray coat color of cats is rarely called banal gray: as a rule, it is called blue, although, of course, there are several different varieties of color and, as a result, types of names.
In general, gray cats are distinguished by wool of a light or dark gray, pure and uniform shade without impurities of a different color. Directly blue colors include light tones with a slight admixture of silver, which are combined with the bluish-gray color of the paw pads and nose lobes. In addition, there are several other varieties of gray color, the main among which can be considered smoky (half of hairs are gray, and half, at the roots – white).
As a rule, cats that have a silvery-colored gene are classified as varieties with a beautiful name agouti. Continue reading