An odd eyed cat is a cat with one blue eye and one eye either green yellow or brown. An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
The confident and alert abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds.
White blue abyssinian cat. Cat coat genetics can produce a variety of colors and patterns. It is seen in four colors ruddy the original pattern red blue and fawn. The abyssinian is said to have originated in india and it was also portrayed by the egyptians.
Cfa breedcolor designation charts. Abyssinian cat breeders listed by cattery who also work with chocolate and lilac colors. This is a feline form of complete heterochromia a condition that occurs in some other animals including humans.
The club section holds information about abyssinian and russian blues looking for new homes as well as a welfare page for more less fortunate abyssinians and russian blues. Each breed section holds detailed information about both of our club breeds including breed descriptions and links to related breed websites for russian blue and. Cat coat genetics affect the coloration pattern length and texture is a complex subject and many genes are involved.
These are physical properties and should not be confused with a breed of cat. This faq covers common cat colors basic color terminology and color genetics. Common cat colors this section is primarily intended to answer the question what color is my cat it also explains basic color terminology and gives some information about how the colors and patterns work together.
Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history. The following codes incorporate the breed color and sex of a cat registered by cfa and used in the prefix section of a cats registration number. Although he resembles a small african wildcat hes a domestic feline through and through.
The condition most commonly affects white colored cats but may be found in a cat of any color provided that it possesses the white spotting gene. The russian and abyssinian cat club of scotland raccs. An error occurred while processing this directive cat colors faq.