Although all kittens start out with blue eyes, this eye color is more significant in white cats than others because there is a genetic connection between blue-eyed cats and deafness. Amazingly, even if a blue-eyed white cat has just a couple of colored hairs, its hearing is likely to be normal.
Not all white cats have blue eyes. Some have orange eyes, and some are even odd colored – one blue, one orange. If one of the eyes is orange, then hearing should be okay. They’re all simply beautiful.