Clarence is an outdoor cat who “belongs” to some friends of mine in Baton Rouge. Why is he a mutant? He loves getting dirty: he rolls around in the dirt at this time of the year and, during the Springtime, he becomes a yellow cat because he *adores* rolling around in the oak pollen that’s so ubiquitous around these parts. Unlike most cats, he’s not big on grooming so he usually looks like Pigpen from Peanuts.
The picture below doesn’t quite do justice to his magisterial dustiness but he hates being photographed so it’s the best I can do: