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Turkish Van Coat and Eye Colors


The Turkish Van comes in the following colors:

red and white

red tabby and white

cream and white

cream tabby and white

blue and white

blue tabby and white

black and white

brown tabby and white

tortoiseshell and white

dilute tortoiseshell and white


black and white Van

and can have the following eye colors:

blue odd ( 1 amber and 1 blue) amber


The Van pattern (color on the head and tail area) is the result of the piebald gene.


More on Turkish Van coloration:

To view a very interesting and more technical article on the piebald gene and the white spotting factor and their link to blue eye color, click here.


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