Different coloured eyes

Kitty with different coloured eyes
@maggs224 (1708)
Alicante, Spain
October 2, 2015 7:35am CST
The other day I was out with my camera and I saw this little white cat. The kitty didn't look much more than a kitten and so I took a couple of shots of it. When I was looking at the photo on my laptop I realised that this little kitty had different coloured eyes. I was quite surprised to see the different coloured eyes. It is not something that I have come across much, so I thought I would share the photo so you could see for yourself, Have you seen any animals or people with different coloure
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@simone10 (21647)
• Louisville, Kentucky
3 Oct 15
Such pretty eyes. I have seen different colored eyes on Huskies before.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
4 Oct 15
@simone10 You are right @LadyDuck mentioned Huskies too and once she mentioned it I remembered that I had seen Huskies with unusual coloured eyes too.
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@simone10 (21647)
• Louisville, Kentucky
7 Oct 15
@maggs224 I think having different colored eyes are so beautiful.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
8 Oct 15
@simone10 It is certainly eye catching when you see them lol...
• United States
2 Oct 15
part siamese perhaps? 'round these parts there's horses 'n pups with diff'rent eyes. many paints'll 've one blue eye, 'n certain breeds 'f pups 's well. my daughter's one blue eye 'n one green - though the blue's not's deep 's this sweet kittens.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
4 Oct 15
@crazyhorseladycx I think that you are right this kitty has more than a touch of Siamese. I never knew that it happened with some breeds of horses too.
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• United States
4 Oct 15
@maggs224 yes ma'am, paints 't times 'f 't least 1 blue eye. sometimes both 'r blue 'n that's a bit spooky!
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
8 Oct 15
@crazyhorseladycx Are blue eyes uncommon in horses ?
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@Raelove (17398)
• Saco, Maine
7 Oct 15
I had a Husky dog many years ago that had a blue eye and a brown eye. That's common amont that breed, I was told. That kitty is so cute!
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
8 Oct 15
@Raelove I wonder how it came about in that breed? I can't think of a genetic advantage for having different coloured eyes can you?
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@Raelove (17398)
• Saco, Maine
8 Oct 15
@maggs224 Not an advantage, no. From what I just read, it's caused in Huskies by the lack of a pigment substance called melanin. It can be the result of disease or simply passed on from the parents. In any case, I always thought it was pretty special and quite lovely.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
12 Oct 15
@Raelove It certainly catches your eye when you see it Rachel :D
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@jaboUK (54872)
• United Kingdom
8 Oct 15
That looks a sweet little cat. Horses sometimes have different coloured eyes, but they are usually piebald (black and white patches) or skewbald (brown and white patches). If a white patch coincides with one eye and the black or brown with the other, that's when they are different. The white patched eye is often paler coloured, and sometimes blue.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Oct 15
@jaboUK I wonder Janet if what you call piebald is the same as what crazyhorseladycx calls Paints they sound like they are the same
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@jaboUK (54872)
• United Kingdom
25 Oct 15
@maggs224 Yes I think it is the same - paints or pinto.
@JudyEv (130589)
• Bunbury, Australia
12 Nov 15
I've seen cats, dogs and horses with different coloured eyes. Not sure about people though. It would be hard not to stare if someone had different coloured eyes.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
12 Nov 15
@JudyEv When something is different it does tend to draw the eyes. I
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@wiLLmaH (8236)
• Singapore, Singapore
11 Oct 15
I have only seen this kind of different coloured eyes animals in movies.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
12 Oct 15
@wiLLmaH It seems quite common in Huskies and certain types of horses. Though I have only seem a few examples myself.
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@wiLLmaH (8236)
• Singapore, Singapore
12 Oct 15
@maggs224 That is interesting.
@LadyDuck (171344)
• Switzerland
2 Oct 15
The kitten is cute, I have seen other white cats with different coloured eyes and usually the husky dogs. This cat has the left eye like mine and the right one like my niece.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
2 Oct 15
@LadyDuck Now you mention it I have seen white husky dogs with different coloured eyes too.
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@LadyDuck (171344)
• Switzerland
2 Oct 15
@maggs224 I cannot remember that other breeds of dogs have different eyes.
@celticeagle (119241)
• Boise, Idaho
12 Oct 15
What a cutie! I haven't seen any recently. I have seen some odd ones years past. Very definite yellow and blue eyed cats. Siamese with different colored eyes too.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Oct 15
@celticeagle Different coloured eyes are still rare enough to make you take notice when you see them. I had a friend who live in Boise on Chicken Dinner Road lol...
@Tampa_girl7 (25842)
• United States
8 Oct 15
How beautiful.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
8 Oct 15
@Tampa_girl7 I thought so too Marie she is a pretty little kitty with unusual eyes :D
@sueznewz2 (10121)
• Alicante, Spain
3 Oct 15
Its so cute... It's a lovely blue too..... I've occasionally seen animals with different coloured eys... it's unusual isn't it....
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
4 Oct 15
@sueznewz2 Yes Sue it is unusual to see people or animals with different coloured eyes. Though as some have pointed out in the comments certain breeds of dogs,cats and horses have them more often than others.
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@sissy15 (5634)
• United States
26 Oct 15
I've seen a few huskies with different colored eyes, but that's about it. Genetics are amazing. It's amazing how they work with some people. My son's eyes change colors from green to blue, no one in my family has green eyes, so I'm not sure why his are ever green. My eyes are blue, his dad's eyes are blue. My boyfriend and I both have one parent with brown eyes and one with blue eyes. I'm not sure where the green eyes come from. I haven't yet met a human with two eyes that are different colors though, but like I said genetics are so weird.
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• United States
13 Nov 15
Yes and it is when a recessive gene is somehow excited biochemically to become dominant
@TheHorse (71177)
• Pleasant Hill, California
12 Nov 15
I had a college student with different colored eyes. She was actually quite pretty. But the eyes were a slight distraction, like the toupee in your other post.