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Bullseye

This cat with unusual markings is a family pet.

 

Seen at the jam on Friday evening.

"The primary tabby pattern gene, Mc/mc, sets the basic pattern of stripes that underlies the coat: the basic wild-type tabby gene, Mc, produces what is called a mackerel striped tabby (stripes look like thin fishbones and may break up into bars or spots); while a recessive mutant, mc, produces a blotched or classic tabby pattern (broad bands, whorls, and spirals of dark color on pale background usually with bulls-eye or oyster pattern on flank), common in Great Britain and in lands that were once part of the British Empire."

Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_coat_genetics

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Taken on July 23, 2010