Green Eyes, Blue Eyes, And Copper Eyes in Persian Cats
How to know if the eye color will be green, blue or copper in your Persian Kittens
Over time I have breed Bicolor persian kittens with all three colors of eyes. I have tracked my results thur photographs and so I am able to offer you these results as found below.
Below are 3 persian kittens, one of green eye color, one of blue eye color and one of copper eye color. I took the kittens pictures all at the age of 3 weeks, same lighting - same time of day. I then took each picture- enlarged the pixels up to 1200% and cropped each pupil for this demonstration. Enjoy what your eyes will show you:-)
The following three kitten pictures show the eyes to see the coloration of each kitten at a leval of an age before the eye color is truely present to see by the human eye.
A green eye kitten at 3 weeks of age:
A kitten pupil with green eyes shown at 1200%
Purrinlot Eye Leap for Joy- green eye color- note the purple- this shows intensity of the green coloration that is to come.
A blue eye kitten at 3 weeks of age:
A kitten pupil with blue eyes shown at 1200 %
Purrinlot Fates Presence - blue eye color note the deep aqua- this shows the intensity of the blue still to come and not to fade. The red pupil verifies the eyes will stay blue and not change to copper.
A copper eye kitten at 3 weeks of age::
A kitten pupil with copper eyes shown at 1200%
A Purrinlot copper eye kitten - note the brown hues- with no blue hue. This shows the intensity of the copper eyes to come with age, a copper that will be of a great eye color and not weak in color.
When Persian kittens are born- they have BLUE eyes. As they grow the eye coloration changes. At the age of 3 weeks- the eye begins to change into it's true color from various hues. Most kittens have their fully new eye color, by 6 weeks of age.
However, I have found over the years, the red/white and cream/white kittens tend to hold the blue much longer- some as long as 5 months. This basically becomes a weaken copper.
Another important note on eye coloration is the intensity - when a kitten shows a deep ring of color. around the pupil at the age of 4 months - this is the color. that should fade into the rest of the eye. The larger this ring- the more brilliant of the adult eye color.
Feline Eye color continues to intensify or weaken up until the age of 2 in the Persian Cats.
Good eye color is as follows:
Deep Emerald Green and Turquoise Green is the best of green. Sage eye color is not a good green eye coloration, yellowish sage is also not good.
Deep Aqua Blue or Sapphire is good. Sky blue, and washed out blue (known as dishwater blue )is not good blue eye coloration.
Copper should be like a shiny penny, or pumpkin pie. Golden or golden light brown or even yellow is not a desired copper eye coloration for the Persian Cat Breed.
Here is our Blue eyed Persian Program