Terms RE: Colors and Markings
Tabbies are of 2 types and 4 colors:
*Mackerel tabbies have the typical stripes (see left); *Classic tabbies have swirls on their sides (see above).
*Brown tabbies have stripes or swirls of brown and black (above and left).
*Blue tabbies have the same markings in blue (gray) & off-white (see right and below).
*Orange or Cream tabbies have the same markings in these colors (see below left and right).
*Silver tabbies have black or blue stripes or swirls over an undercoat of white (see 3rd below left).