The Sorrows of Young Werewolf (eyeteeth) wrote,
The Sorrows of Young Werewolf
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Mackerel, Interrupted

I dug up a few pictures of Attica I had forgotten about, including this one:



What a gorgeous little creature she was, despite her funny ears and the fact that I seem to have captured her here in mid-sneeze. Please do admire her wonderfully spotty coat. See how her stripes are broken into roughly rectangular dashes on her flanks? This is a variation of the common "mackerel" tabby pattern known as broken mackerel, or, delightfully, interrupted mackerel. The M on her head acts as a mnemonic for these terms.
Tags: attica, photos, zomg cat
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