King Cheetah is a marking mutation that resembles the markings on real-life King Cheetahs: large, blotchy spots / stripes, three wide stripes extending from the neck to the tail and some smaller spots on their legs and face. If you need help with designing, google King Cheetah’s and take inspiration from them!
This mutation can not only be passed down if the mutation is present on at least one parent, but also if at least one parent has the markings Tabby and Spotting!
All markings that are present in the phenotype are mandatory and have to be added to the design.
Relevant to: Base
Can be white: No
Layering: Designer’s choice
Hides other genes: No
Quick Facts Guide
King Cheetah is relevant to and will always be darker than the base coat color of the beast.
King Cheetah must have a hard edge.
Combinations with other markings
King Cheetah has no maximum range.
King Cheetah has no distinct minimum range, but must be present in a noticeable way on the beast.
Feel free to search for this marking in our CaveSpeaker gallery to get some inspiration or a better grasp of the marking.
However, be careful of old designs as they might be illegal by now due to previous rule changes!
Please do not just copy existing designs either, as those are the property of their designer!