Five Tips For a Healthy Tabby Cat
Tortoiseshell cats (sometimes called "torties" for short) get their name because of their mottled coloring. Tortoiseshell refers to a particular coat coloring, and may occur in any breed of cat.
Tortoiseshell cats are small and unusual looking cats. This could be my tortie, Moushka-identical markings :)
Twisted Sisters: Amazing Tortoiseshell Cats & Kittens - WebEcoist