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Kym

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I love that pic of Alfie! And yes, Sookie is a good Blue example. She’s a little bit lighter so it’s really easy to tell the difference between her and a Black. Is she Blue Cream, @Kym? I think I spy a faint tortie pattern and a teeny bit of cream on her nose. It’s very subtle though.
Her mom
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And her dad
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Her dad's a blue, her moms kinda torti- ish. I'm hoping sookie grows up to look like her momma.
 

andreanar

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I have a question...can any color sphynx be odd eyed? I'm under the understanding that certain color eyes go with certain color kitties, am I wrong?
 

Helsinki

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I have a question...can any color sphynx be odd eyed? I'm under the understanding that certain color eyes go with certain color kitties, am I wrong?

Odd eyes tend to come with white or primarily white coat colors. It can probably happen in other coat colors as a result of some abnormality (or maybe just weird luck). I'm sure there's some weird breeding going on to produce other coat colors with blue or odd eyes... but I have read that odd eyes in coat colors that aren't typical (like black or red or tabby) can be a sign of chimerism (two sets of DNA in a single animal - basically, an animal that is its own fraternal twin). Other weird stuff can happen in chimeras, such as a tortoiseshell cat being male. My breeder actually had a cat that was a verified chimera (unrelated to my cat).

Cool examples of suspected chimeras:
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^ that is, reportedly, a purebred Labrador retriever. You decide if it's a black lab or yellow.. hahaha.
 
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Tiffany_Kay

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Odd eyes tend to come with white or primarily white coat colors. It can probably happen in other coat colors as a result of some abnormality (or maybe just weird luck). I'm sure there's some weird breeding going on to produce other coat colors with blue or odd eyes... but I have read that odd eyes in coat colors that aren't typical (like black or red or tabby) can be a sign of chimerism (two sets of DNA in a single animal - basically, an animal that is its own fraternal twin). Other weird stuff can happen in chimeras, such as a tortoiseshell cat being male. My breeder actually had a cat that was a verified chimera (unrelated to my cat).

Cool examples of suspected chimeras:
Venus-Chimera-Cat-3.jpeg

Chimera.jpg

^ that is, reportedly, a purebred Labrador retriever. You decide if it's a black lab or yellow.. hahaha.
I read somewhere that this cat has been verified as not being a chimera. They took DNA samples to find out, they just had dumb luck to end up with a tortie kitten with a split face and odd eyes. Now they could have just told the public that she wasn't a chimera so people wouldn't try to steal or harm her.
 

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Here's my pink-ish boy. Does anyone have a guess at what he is? My other boy is a blue point, but I don't know what Ari would be called. He has yellowy green eyes, he's kind of a pinky pale skin, but it seems like if he had hair, it'd be a mix between red and white.
 

Hbomb77

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Thank you guys for your help! And I know, I always blow raspberries on his belly. It's so big! Once he's on adult food I'm going to need to watch his intake.
 

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Hello, this is my kitten Leonidas. He is my first Sphynx baby. Can anyone tell me what his color is, and are all sphynx kittens born with blue eyes? I am curious as to whether they will stay blue.
 

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Catzzzmeow

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I am not a pro by any means, but my guess is your baby is black and white not blue and white. Our girl is a tuxedo with similar coloring. The nose looks more black than blue. How about the pads of their feet? If black than your baby is probably not blue.


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I was wondering if anyone has a blue mackerel tabby? My breeder suggested that the little boy I am getting has that coloring. Do they keep their stripes as they mature? I have heard mixed opinions and would love it if someone has pics! Thanks
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This is him
 

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I don't have a mackerel but I have a red tabby, and he still has stripes on his legs, but they are a lot fainter than when he was a kitten. He will be 2 next month.
 
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