7 TYPES TORTOISESHELL CATS AND KITTENS
Classic Tortoiseshell: Classic tortoiseshell cats have a predominantly black coat with patches of orange and cream.
Dilute Tortoiseshell: Dilute tortoiseshell cats have a softer color palette. Instead of vibrant black, orange, and cream, their coat colors are diluted to gray, buff, and light orange.
Chocolate Tortoiseshell: Chocolate tortoiseshell cats have a base color that resembles dark chocolate, with patches of lighter brown and cream.
Blue Cream Tortoiseshell: Blue cream tortoiseshell cats have a bluish-gray base color (referred to as "blue") with patches of cream.
Tortoiseshell Tabby: Some tortoiseshell cats also have tabby markings.
Calico: Calico cats, also known as tricolor cats, have a combination of white, black, and orange (or their diluted counterparts: gray and buff).
Tortoiseshell Bicolor: Tortoiseshell bicolor cats have a combination of tortoiseshell patterns and white markings.