Often, blue eyes appear in cat breeds that have either all-white fur or a point mark. But even domestic cats can occasionally be blue-eyed.
No matter what breed of cat, the babies always have blue eyes. The final eye color does not show until the age of about three months. But which velvet paws remain blue-eyed as adults?
Blue-eyed cat breeds fall in love
Blue eyes usually occur in cat breeds in combination with light or even white fur. Point cats, which have a light coat with dark spots on the cold body parts such as ears, nose and paws, also often have this unusual and beautiful eye color. Some bright tanned tigers may have a slight tabby pattern.
Cat breeds with blue eyes are for example:
• Siamese cat
• Snow Bengal
• Neva Masquarade
• American Curl
• Thai Cat
Furthermore, the sacred Birman cat often has blue eyes, for example Choupette, the cat of Karl Lagerfeld. Blue-eyed variants are also found in the Turkish Angora, the Persian cat, the Russian and Foreign White and the British Shorthair (BKH). Moreover, domestic cats can sometimes look blue-eyed into the world. It sometimes happens that fur noses have a blue and a different colored eye - this is called heterochromism and looks particularly fascinating.
Blue eyes and white coat
Certain genetic compounds cause deafness or deafness in white cats with blue eyes. Therefore, tiger tigers that are to be allowed to breed must first be genetically examined to see if they could eventually pass on the numb gene.
In this way an attempt is made to breed white and blue-eyed cat breeds with healthy ears. In point cats, the problem rarely or never occurs. Tips for detecting deafness as well as the attitude of deaf cats can be found in the following guidebooks "Dove cat: symptoms of cat deafness" and "Dove cats: how to master their everyday life".