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03 Mar 2004

albino kitten
I have a pure white kitten with one green and one blue eye, she is very sensitive to light as all albino's are. I have notice that she has very leaky eyes especially the green one, what should I use to clean her eyes with?
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Not all white cats are albinos, they are simply white cats. In fact, albino cats are very uncommon resulting in cats with absolutely no pigment visible, even the pupil of the eyes may appear red, not black. Nonetheless, white cats may be very susceptible to sunlight damage and ultimately skin cancer. Simply clean the eyes carefully with moistened cotton wool.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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