Every cat lover knows just how fascinating feline eyes can be.
Especially if your cat has blue eyes, they seem that much more
mesmerizing. It’s so easy to get lost in their baby blue gaze; as
they inspire a sense of mystery and elegance all at once.Even
though blue eyes usually occur in cats with either white fur or
point markings, they can also be found in cats with a different
fur color across various breeds, in both genders. Let us take a
look at some of the cat breeds which are blessed with glinting
Turkish AngoraAngoras are among the most
ancient domestic cat breed sin the world. They originated from
the Ankara region of Turkey and, today, they are among the
rarest natural breeds in the world. Angoras with white fur and
blue eyes are especially rare, and therefore, extremely
Ojos AzulesOjos Azules is a relatively new
breed, believed to be originating from Poland and the United
States. These cats are quite different and highly valued,
because they have a gene which enables them to have blue eyes,
but is not associated with any particular coat color or
pattern. In other words, they can have blue eyes with all kinds
of coats, even dark patterned ones.
SiameseSiamese are popularly known for their
blue eyes. These cats are considered to be very intelligent and
can even communicate with humans using their body language, and
their frequent and loud meows.
RagdollRagdolls are called so because they
have a very cuddly nature. They will easily lean onto anyone
close to them and make themselves comfortable. Their fluffy
appearance and enchanting blue eyes, coupled with their
laid-back nature, have won many hearts.
BalineseBalinese cats are a result of
long-haired mutation of the Siamese cat. With their striking
blue eyes, long and lean body, and swift, graceful movements,
they are named after the popular Bali dancers.
TonkineseThe Tonkinese cat – a mix of the
Balinese and the Siamese – comes in twelve different colors and
patterns. What’s interesting is that each of these twelve kinds
have different eyes in different shades of blue including aqua,
yellow green and true blue.
Himalayan PersianThe Himalayan Persian, a mix
of the Siamese (color pattern) and the Persian (huge and shiny
coat) has beautiful blue eyes that stands out amongst its dark
and light color pattern. They are affectionate and calm, making
them an ideal feline friend for many.
SnowshoeA rare breed compared to others on
this list, the Snowshoe traces back its roots to the Siamese.
They have color point markings and elegant blue eyes, and make
good companions since they are intelligent, affectionate and
easy to train.
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8 Types of Cats with Blue Eyes
There’s nothing quite so striking as a pair of dazzling blue
eyes, and this charming feature is made even more special when
seen in the animal world. Blue peepers can be found in a number
of cat breeds, especially those with white
fur or pointed markings. This trait can turn up in other
breeds as well, and occurs equally in both males and females.
Below are some cat breeds that have been blessed with baby blues.
The Balinese came about as a longhaired mutation of the Siamese,
and the breeds share all of the same features with the exception
of the Balinese’s silky, flowing coat. Named after the graceful
dancers of Bali, the Balinese has a long and elegant body, a
full-plume tail, and sparkling blue eyes. These cats have
wonderful personalities, a high
level of intelligence, and just like their Siamese cousins, they
love to talk.
The blue-eyed Birman is without a doubt one of the most adorable
cat breeds. These fluffy felines have pointed coats and one very
special feature -- white paws. They are incredibly
sweet-tempered, sociable, and enjoy being held, which makes them
an excellent choice for homes with children and/or other pets.
The Himalayan is a type of Persian cat that was developed by
incorporating the Persian’s lustrous coat with the Siamese’s
color patterns. These soft and fluffy
cats have deep blue eyes and lovely personalities. They
are affectionate but do not demand constant attention, and their
calm demeanors make them ideal companions for the elderly.
The Javanese is a playful breed with a long and graceful body,
silky coat, and exquisite sapphire eyes. These are active and
social cats who prefer to be around people. Because of their
level of intelligence, they tend to be very inquisitive and can
Ragdolls are large and laid-back cats who get their name from
their cuddly nature. These pointed cats tend to be more
interested in humans than many other breeds, and they will follow
you around, sleep on you, and basically choose to be where you
are. They are gentle, well-behaved, and easy
to care for, which makes them ideal pets for people with busy
Perhaps the most famous of all the blue-eyed breeds, the Siamese
is a curious and intelligent “people cat” and an expert
communicator. These cats are very, very talkative and will use
both their loud voice and lean body to get your attention. They
are best known for their wedge-shaped heads, large pointed ears,
and emotive blue eyes.
These rare cats have strong color point markings and in the
purebreds, brilliant blue eyes. Snowshoes are affectionate,
talkative, and social cats who exhibit great devotion to their
owners. They make great companions, and they are also very
intelligent and easy to train.
The loving Tonkinese comes in 12 colors and patterns, and each
one has some variety of blue eye ranging from true blue to aqua
to yellow-green. These are popular companion pets because they
are active and playful yet perfectly content to take up residence
on your lap. The Tonkinese is a very social cat and gets along
well with children, other pets, and visitors. They are so social,
in fact, that they prefer not to be ignored or left alone.
Because of this, many people end up with a pair of Tonkinese.
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