Her official color/ pattern if you were showing her as a Household Pet in The International Cat Association (TICA), would be Brown Mackerel Torbie and White *
At least I THINK it's mackerel. Her lovely toy is lying right across her side, which is the best place to see which kind of pattern. Mackerel Tabby is narrow vertical stripes on the sides (vertical when the cat is standing up, anyway) You can see an example in the photo I am putting in this post of a cat named Awesome Amber who was TICA's top Household Pet Cat in the world for 2010-2011, and rather resembles Hauna.
If her tabby pattern is more wide swirls, circles , blotches, then substitute the word "classic" for "mackerel".
But she's definitely a torbie. You can tell because the tabby pattern shows in both the black-based pigment and the red-based pigment.. A Torbie is a "true tabby" and a Tortie is not. A true tabby has the Agouti gene that makes a tabby pattern show up distinctly in black-based pigment. Red -based pigment shows a tabby pattern whether or not a cat has Agouti. So if she were a tortie , the red patches would show the tabby pattern but the black-based patches would be solid.
Torbies have about the biggest variety of names in different cat associations. In CFA they are "Patched Tabbies". In GCCF (UK) and in Australian cat associations, "Tortie Tabbies" .
Re color. Torbies are both tabby and tortoiseshell . Tortie means they have both black based pigment and red based pigment. But in the naming , only the black-based is stated. and it's just understood that they have the corresponding red-based color ( either dense color which is Red or dilute which is Cream.
* OK, to be exactly complying with TICA practice , the way they would put it in writing is Brown (Black) Mackerel Torbie and White. In a tabby with black-based pigment , the darkest markings are black but the 'background' is often brownish. So they have been traditionally called Brown Tabbies. It is confusing because it''s genetic Black, and there IS a different base color that really IS Brown (also called Chocolate), an alternate allele of Black. . So TICA would prefer to just call it Black Tabby , using the real genetic base color. But some people don't want to give up that name "Brown Tabby" that they're used to. so TICA is trying to ease breeders into it by writing "Brown ( Black) " The same naming applies to the torbies with black as one of the base colors.
You can see on this link http://www.tica.org/members/awards/la.php to a list of Lifetime Achievement awards on the TICA site, that they do write it this way. The 2nd cat on that list, which is in alphabetical order by name, is the the cat in the photo at right ============>
Originally Posted by vukwanrik
This is my 8 year-old girl, Hauna. Sorry for the toy in the way, but this was the best pic I could find that is fairly recent of her.
The majority of her patched markings on her sides are focused around her hind-end portion. And the majority of her markings from an aerial view are focused around her front end. She has one tabby ear and one patched ear. Both of her front paws are white, and her pads are a mixed pink and black.
I think she's a torbie? But what would be her official coloration?