Is it a regular thing that red tabby fur smells like honey?

I had a buff/red tabby and was always amazed that breathing in his fur smells like rich honey! I now have a red/white tabby and tonight I leaned over to nuzzle him and I smelled that same rich honey smell! Is this a real thing that red tabbies are known for? I've only seen one other red tabby owner that mentioned their tabby always smelled like honey.

Asked by Boo on Oct 8th 2013 in Breeds
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Pookie Face (in memory)

My new tortie kitten has a great smell too- it's natural and that's their odor. My favorite smell in the world was Pookie's fresh-licked fur. ^_^

Pookie Face (in memory) answered on 10/8/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer