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Odd-eyed: Having eyes of different colors, usually one blue and one orange or copper
Oestrus (estrus) regularly occuring periods of sexual receptivity seen in female cats-during ovulation-commonly known as in heat
Olfactory: relating to the sense of smell
Olfactory mucosa: the area of the nose responsible for the detection of smells
Omnivore: an animal that eats meat and plant foods
Oriental: a term often used interchangeably with ‘foreign,' particularly of extreme type. Specifically relating to the Oriental Shorthair.
Ovulation: release of eggs in female mammals