Fascinating Facts About White Cats

White cats have blue, orange, or odd eyes indicating they are not albino. True albinos have pink eyes.

Not Albino

White cats with blue eyes have a higher risk of being born deaf due to their genetics.

Higher Deaf Risk

The Turkish Angora and Van are ancient breeds believed to be the forebears of today's white cats.  

Turkish Origins

Their thin ear tips and noses are prone to sunburn and need sunscreen protection.

Sun Protection  

White cats are often outgoing, confident, and more vocally expressive.


Ancient Egyptians revered white cats and even mummified them.

Mystical History

Ian Fleming's James Bond has a white long-haired Turkish Angora cat named Snowy.

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