The Khao Manee cat also known as the Diamond Eye cat is a rare breed of cat originating in Thailand which has an ancient ancestry tracing back hundreds of years. They are mentioned in the Tamra Maew or Cat Book Poems. Khao Manee cats are pure white with a short smooth close-lying coat. They can have blue eyes gold eyes or odd eyes with one of each colour. The odd eyed Khao Manee is the preferred variety.