I think it is always possible, but not likely. You never know if some other type of genetic defect is going on or if it has to do with being white with blue or odd eyes.
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5/22/05 at 5:36pm
Originally Posted by Leto86
Really? that rare? The rescue group i used to volunteer for had 4 female orange tabbies at one time, they have another one right now too. I was fostering one of them.
Originally Posted by Marianjela
I wouldnt call them "rare", just statisically challenged. Reason being as stated above to produse a red FEMALE both parents need to be a red carrier -- which means Red father, red or tortie mom. In CJ's case --- she is still a red carrier -- but it is masked by her white gene...
To produce a red male only one parent need pass on the red gene.