When Russian blues have kittens, the litters are typically on the small side. It is rare for a mother Russian blue to have more than four kittens in a litter. Occasionally the litter size will consist of only one or two kittens.Do Russian Blue Cats have to have blue eyes?
Russian Blues have a distinctive green eye color. This trait starts to develop from 4 months of age and manifests as a rim of green around the outside of the iris, which is the colored part of the eye. All kittens are born with blue eyes , but the color changes to the final adult shade once they get older.Do Russian Blue Cats have tabby stripes?
Some Russian Blue kittens are born with "ghost stripes ," a reminder of the tabby gene that all cats carry, even if it isn't expressed in their coat, but these generally fade, leaving the cat with the solid blue coat of maturity.