Cats are not completely colorblind. They are able to perceive a limited, muted spectrum of colors, particularly in the blue range. They do have very little to no ability to distinguish between red and green, however.
Cats give up the ability to see fine detail and rich colors in exchange for the ability to see in the dark. The level of retina illumination is about five times higher in your cat’s eye than in yours.
The domestic cat (Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus) is a small, typically furry,
domesticated, and carnivorous mammal. They are often called house cats when
Sep 16, 2011 ... Dogs are partially color-blind, and so are cats. But contrary to what some people
think, they do see some colors — not just shades of black and ...
Jan 12, 2012 ... Myth: Cats and dogs can only see in black and white. The myth that cats and
dogs are fully colorblind has been around for quite some time, ...
Many people believe that dogs and cats are completely color blind and can only
see in shades of black and white. In fact, scientists believed this, too, for many ...
People once thought all cats were completely color blind, but research has
shown that cats can distinguish a few colors. It wouldn't matter if your tiger tabby
It's tempting to think Frisky sees what you see, but she views things very
differently. Though your vision is much better than hers, a cat's eyes accomplish ...
Veterinary ophthalmologists are often asked, “How well do animals see?” Visual
function involves a combination of many factors, including: the field of view, ...
Dec 12, 2008 ... Cats are not colorblind, and they have rather good nighttime vision, but certain
shades of red can give them trouble. Discover how cats see the ...
Many people believe that dogs are colorblind -- but is it true? Partially. Find out
what colors dogs can and can't see!