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Why is it that my eyes always look so red?

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Princess- Kitty Smoosh- Face

Dinner is when I- say it is.
 
 
Purred: Wed Jul 11, '07 6:47pm PST 
Should I tell my person she's photographing me wrong? She's bad at a lot of stuff (like reading my mind).
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Milo

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Purred: Mon Jun 29, '09 7:36pm PST 
Hi!

Do you just mean red in the photos you are taking? That would be due to the "tapetum lucidum". It's that glow in their eyes that reflects in photos. It's behind their retina and it helps them see in very low light. I've noticed with Himalayan it's always red opposed to most other cats where its green, blue or a yellowish color.

Hope this helped!
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Felica 1988 - 2007

Lady Fee, our- little angel
 
 
Purred: Mon Dec 14, '09 4:13pm PST 
It may just be too dark where you are being photographed. Try some bright lights, or by a window, or even outside!
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