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Can A Siamese Cat Be Born From A Calico Cat?

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John Copple Profile
John Copple answered
It would be a mixed breed with characteristics of both. But a pure Siamese only comes from the mating of two Siamese cats.
Will Martin Profile
Will Martin answered
Calico or tortoiseshell is a colour, not a breed, so your kittens will be half Siamese and half whatever breed the calico is. Male calico cats are very rare, so if you have tom kittens they are more likely to be Siamese looking; but to be honest it's a bit of a lottery. You could end up with calico cats that are small like Siamese; a larger cat with Siamese colouring; or lots of other combinations. Either way, I hope your kittens will be healthy and happy!
Samantha Lee Profile
Samantha Lee answered
IMPOSSIBLE!  Siamese is a breed, calico is a  color and male calicos are sterile.

You can have offspring with point colorings and that is it.
Jody Detato Profile
Jody Detato answered
Yes I am fairly sure it can happen if both cats have the pointed gene. The pointed gene is just the markings on the siamese they are called points...the mask on the face the feet. The gene can be carried from generations back.
helen baillie-gutteridge Profile
If your calico cat produced two kittens with Siamese markings, that indicates that she must have been mated by a Siamese tom cat. The kittens would therefore have been half Siamese.
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Jody Detato
Jody Detato commented
I though I already answered this question but it is not showing. If your cat does not have the siamese markings (called pointed) and she has a pointed kitten...it must mean that somewhere in her background she carrries the pointed gene which makes the markings on her feet the mask on face and ears. If both mother and father carry that gene and they are both solid colored I think 25 - 50% will be pointed.

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