The name Maltese cat is often given to any solid grey or blue cat of inderminate breed. more...
There are several cat breeds that are always blue. These are the Russian Blue, the Chartreux and the Korat.
In literature, "The Maltese Cat" is the title of a short story by Rudyard Kipling. The story is about a polo match set in British Colonial India, told from the point of view of one of the ponies, a gray named The Maltese Cat.
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