Female Orange Cats Personality. This finding suggests that orange cats may enjoy greater reproductive success in particular social conditions. In cats with orange fur, pheomelanin (red pigment) completely replaces eumelanin (black pigment).
Males only have to inherit one orange gene to appear orange, while females have to inherit two. (only one was an orange girl, and 6 orange boys). Male cats with their xy chromosomes only need one copy of the gene.
Are you one of the lucky cat parents who has a rare female orange cat at home?
Orange cats are visually appealing, but their temperament is determined by more than just coat color. There are anecdotal reports that cat owners view ginger cats as friendly, with a survey run by uc davis which found people were more likely to assign positive personality traits to orange cats and interestingly, less positive personality traits to tortoiseshell cats. Orange cats are more common in rural (less dense) as opposed to urban environments. This is thanks to the fact that they are animals with a mysterious character and a very special personality.