tabby cat


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Synonyms for tabby cat

a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black

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Tom named the books she had been reading, and he mentioned the way the girl's tabby cat had hissed at him.
The tale “is a heartwarming story of 17 years of love and friendship with a little grey Tabby cat named 'Tiger,' who we found as a kitten abandoned in a park and quickly became my best little buddy.”
Tabby Cat was less dangerous but equally troublesome.
Summary: Alphie the young tabby cat managed to swallow a six inch metal TV antenna and survive the ordeal.
Sadly the tabby cat's owner had died in hospital, but had arranged for all her food and vet's bills to be paid for.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama, found that the two felines share a biological mechanism responsible for both the elegant stripes on the tabby cat and the cheetah's normally dappled coat.
"I said: 'There's been a report of a tabby cat round here and I've lost one, have you seen one?' "They said: 'Well yes, a man in a van came round and he was trying to get rid of some kittens and we took this one in'.
THE DISTRESSED owner of a tabby cat shot in the groin by a cruel thug has condemned the attacker.
Last week I was interviewed on Radio 5 Live about the Government's new recruit,a tabby cat Lawrence, nicknamed Larry.
Emily is distressed by the creaks and squeaks in her house, so a little brown mouse persuades her to fill it with a variety of animals--a tabby cat, a puppy dog, a black sheep, a billy goat, a brown cow and a turtle dove.
In September 2009, Robin Alex of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans when she got the news that her precious tabby cat, Charles, had disappeared.
Intense: "Buddy" the tabby cat gets his close-up; Seagrave, Ontario Heavenly Hike: Waterfalls in Yosemite National Park; California
Tabby cat Wilbur, four, had been gobbled up by the Burmese python, which was allowed to roam free in the garden.
This "seems now to be the context in which the wild cat became the tabby cat," says Melinda Zeder of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.
Led by an orange tabby cat and four ducklings, readers explore literary genres (B is for biography), how to find books (K is for keyword searches), proper deportment (Q is for quiet), reference materials (T is for thesaurus), and everything else they need to know to mine the riches of the library.