A black-over-white (one-third white) bicolor coat is your “typical” tuxedo. The black fur covers most of the back and the tail. They often have a white face with a black “mask” effect.

Some of them will have black spots on their faces, or a “goatee” effect of black on the chin. In addition, they have a white underbelly (chest and abdomen), and lower legs and paws.

Due to the association of tuxedos with formal occasions, some people say that tuxedo cats have “class.”

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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work Marsha! Such a beautiful cat!!!!

  • Thank you so much, Angie. :)

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Cathy Amendola
    Cathy Amendolaover 2 years ago

    Oh my heavens Marsha, this is wonderful…..and ‘dressed’ in a tuxedo…wouldn’t they be cute with penguins….this piece is just perfect….

  • Such a wonderful comment, Cathy….thank you!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Elena Malec
    Elena Malecover 2 years ago

    very nice.love the eyes.

  • Thank you, Elena!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, Marsha!

  • Thanks so much, Cindy!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    What a beautiful creation and work. A beautiful little face.

  • Thanks, Bunny…he does have a sweet little face. :)

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonover 2 years ago

    Beautiful painting – And what a gorgeous kitty!

  • Hi Lora….thanks so much!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • JacqueLynn
    JacqueLynnover 2 years ago

    Lovely! Nice to know about Tuxedo cats as my Sweetheart is now 17 yrs. ….

  • You’re so fortunate to have your Sweetie for so many years…..cats bring us so much joy. My Persian is now 15.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • JacqueLynn
    JacqueLynnover 2 years ago

    Oh yes! Forgot to say his eyes make him look SO very peaceful (at the Moment, right?!) Great work.

  • Thank you for your nice comments, JacqueLynn.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    Excellent art Marsha!! You can be proud of Mr. Cat!

  • Thanks, Elizabeth….very kind of you to say.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 2 years ago

    Just purrrrrrrfect Marsha! Congrats, this is great work!

  • He’s rally Purrrrdy, isn’t he? ha! Thanks, Maree!

    – Marsha Elliott

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