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Top 10 Rarest Coat Colors and Patterns in Cats
Cat Genetics
Top 10 Rarest Coat Colors and Patterns in Cats
Basepaws

Black, white, brown, orange, or a bit of everything? Cats come in so many different colors and patterns that it’s simply too difficult to choose a favorite. The captivating colors of your special little kitty are written in its DNA, and some variations seem to be particularly beautiful and rare. Here are the top 10 rarest coat colors and patterns in cats. Do you have a favorite?

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Odd Eyes in Cats (Heterochromia)
Cat HealthCat Genetics
Odd Eyes in Cats (Heterochromia)
Basepaws

If your beautiful feline’s eyes are two different colors – yellow and blue perhaps – then you’ve got yourself an odd-eyed kitten! These captivating little creatures are carriers of a feline form of a condition known as complete heterochromia. Heterochromia in cats is a captivating genetic anomaly most commonly observed in white kitties.

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Whole Genome Sequencing
Cat Genetics
Whole Genome Sequencing
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