Did you ever see a snake with rainbow-colored eyes? Is it possible to see a cat with four ears? If not, you’ll find them and many other animals with unusual physical characteristics.

Animals may display uncommon morphological characteristics due to a particular genetic anomaly. Some of the pictures we’ve collected are really unique! The best examples can be seen in the gallery below.

#1 People constantly comment on the beauty of my cat’s eyes

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According to the pet health and welfare specialist, it is unknown how often genetic issues occur in cats and other pets. According to Yulia Popyk from Petcube, it could differ considerably depending on the specific congenital disability and the population of cats. Some estimates say 3-5 percent of cats may have a hereditary defect. According to Yulia, genetic problems can be caused by exposure to pollution, food shortages, and mutations.

#2 Right now, Rowdy has a brand-new, wonderful pal. As seen above, his viewpoint on his vitiligo is lovely. It is really cool, in his opinion

There Are 30 Rare Genetic Mutations Found In Animals That Are The Rarest
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#3 Zeus, the dwarf German shepherd dog

There Are 30 Rare Genetic Mutations Found In Animals That Are The Rarest
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According to Petcube’s pet wellbeing specialist, cats have been diagnosed with congenital gut, kidneys, and eyes problems. Inbreeding or other genetic factors are regarded as causes for these defects, although the exact etiology is not always known.

#4 A rare two-faced cat named Narnia

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It shocked everyone when they saw this blue-eyed cat because his face was precisely divided into two halves
There are two halves: grey halves and black halves.

#5 Her eyes are very stunning

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#6 Big Foot, holy toe beans

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#7 Has anyone mentioned Dalmatian pie? One of The Most Distinctive Pied I’ve Ever Seen, Without Doubt

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#8 Vitiligo on a Bernese Mountain Dog

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#9 Rainbow-colored reticulate snake. Another illustration of how underappreciated are many beautiful things in this world, including snakes

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#10 Such Ears

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There are some mutations unique to certain breeds. For instance, poodles and Bichon Frises have the gene for short coats. Some canine species, such as Australian cattle dogs, Siberian huskies, and Alaskan malamutes, have genes that produce blue or inexperienced eyes. In the cocker spaniel breed, a particular type of deafness is more common.

The Russian blue cat’s blue coat shade is believed to result from a mutation in the gene that codes for the protein melanophilin. There are no other breeds of cats with this mutation, which can only be found in Russian blue cats.

#11 It’s Fanny here. Her hair is depigmented because she has vitiligo, a rare skin condition

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#12 Due to A Rare Genetic Condition, This Beautiful Cat Has Stunning Two Colored Eyes

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#13 Four-Ear Cat

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#14 Feel Free to High Five or Bop the Snoot

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#15 Dexter and his extraordinary long tail

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#16 There must be a secret identity for this cat

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#17 A cat that came to the clinic I work at had two functional noses

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#18 This is Jinx; he only has one ear at birth

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#19 Dino is this. He is a dwarf. A Very Small Boy, he is

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#20 A Piebald Mutation in Python

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Furthermore, the mutation that causes the blue eyes in Siamese cats is unique to that breed. Modifications in the Chinese language crested canines that cause the hairless phenotype are standard but extraordinarily uncommon in other breeds. In addition, Yulia reminded us that every breed’s genetics play a significant role in all mutations, including the Manx cat’s lack of tail, the Scottish fold’s folded ears, and the sphynx’s lack of fur.

#21 I received a letter to foster from my local shelter, including one dwarf kitten. She is half as big as her siblings. Extremely criminal, Simply dreadful

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#22 Frankie, a cat with only one eye and four ears, finds a foster home

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#23 Say hello to August, the alien-born albino dog from Moscow, Russia

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#24 Eggleston has a few more toes

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The prevalence of some mutations varies depending on the breed. “The dachshund breed’s famed tiny legs can be attributed to a mutation in genes that regulate limb development. Dachshunds exhibit intervertebral disc disease, which affects the discs between the vertebrae. Consequently, affected dogs may suffer agony, paralysis, and even die. Yulia mentioned the Staffordshire bull terrier’s brindle coat resulting from mutations in different breeds.

#25 My cat’s eyes are odd due to a genetic mutation. Her vision is unaltered

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Image source: ViVilma

#26 I Am a Tiny Tiger… Vitiligo

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Image source: elli.vitiligo

#27 We Wanted You to Know That You’re Special. We Found This Bunny with Special Markings. We Love You. Similar to This Bun

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#28 Introducing Pixel, My Lovely Kitten with Heterochromia

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#29 The cutest thing I’ve seen this year was an adult German shepherd with dwarfism that I saw today

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#30 My new rescue dog reportedly has the cutest ears

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  1. Wow, I had no idea there were so many rare genetic mutations found in animals! This was such an interesting read, thank you for sharing this information. Keep up the great work! – Ashley Fowler

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