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    Question KItten eye color changes

    Two of my sister's cats joined her fmaily as tiny stray kittens with green eyes. She told me a few weeks later, their eyes changed to yellow. What causes this? I thought all kittens were born with blue eyes and they cnage color once if at all.
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    Changing Eye Color Later in Life
    Once a kitten’s eyes have developed completely, by about 3 months of age, his eyes should be done changing color. If, at this point, you detect any other eye color changes, it may be a sign of eye damage or a serious underlying medical condition. Cases in which a cat’s eyes change color dramatically over a short period of time are of particular concern.

    While changing eye color may indicate a relatively common medical concern such as cat eye infection, it may also suggest the presence of more serious, and potentially fatal, ailments. Another relatively common eye condition is called uveitis. Uveitis is an inflammation of the eyeball that may lead to permanent eye damage if left untreated. Cats experiencing uveitis often develop abnormally yellow or red-orange colored eyes.

    Cat Eye Color as an Indicator of Serious Disease
    If your cat’s eyes suddenly seem dark yellow or unusually brown, your cat may be suffering from a more serious underlying health condition. Changes in color of this type often indicate a buildup of red blood cells in the eyeball. This may be caused by eye trauma, an uncommon eye infection or even feline leukemia or AIDS.

    Pay attention to the color and complexion of your cat’s eyes. Your ability to identify a wide range of feline health issues, eye-related and otherwise, may be partially or completely dependent upon your ability to recognize changes to the color of his eyes. If your cat’s eyes change color unexpectedly, gather as much information about your cat’s health as you can and schedule an appointment with a veterinarian. Your prompt action will help to ensure that your veterinarian is able to identify and treat any underlying medical condition responsible for the change in eye color.

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    OMG how can this be? Elsie is about 2 now and does not have vision problems. I am sure if anything was wrong with her she would have been treated for it and have green eyes again. The kitten, a boy named Asher, only needs bppster shots wehn he goes to the vet (and a very important surgery after those are done).
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    I heard a liver disease could make the cat's eyes and mouth yellowish because of jaundice, observe whether their mouths turn yellow.

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    It is obviously not that. Jaundice causes the outer wall of the eyeballs to turn yellow. I am talking about their previously green irises.

    Now I remember she did mention one cat having an eye infection, but both eyes on two cats? She has two older cats and their eyes are still green. It only happened to kittens who were 1-2 months old.
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    So does this mean my kittens will continue to have blue green eyes once they get big? They are about 2 months old so I was hoping their eyes stay that color because they are so lovely. It doesn't matter if they change but I guess I'm hoping they don't.

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    What breed are your kittens? Tonkinese cats have turquoise eyes threir entire lives after being born with blue eyes, according to the breed description.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CatMom1994 View Post
    What breed are your kittens? Tonkinese cats have turquoise eyes threir entire lives after being born with blue eyes, according to the breed description.
    I think mine are just domestic? I don't know if they're a particular breed, black and white. Their eyes seem to be turning more green which is fine, green eyes are beautiful too!

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    This is my Manx, Loki, seems his eye coloring was pretty much the same from a kitten through to the last pic which was last year.






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    They look blue-green in the kitten picture. Is it accurate?
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    Color was green from kitten to adult, you must be looking at the blue carpet he's on or confused by the darker lighting.

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    When I first looked at the top picture it looked like Lokis eye's were blue, then I studied it more and his eye's are green. Did you look at it good CatMom? Or did you just take a quite look?
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