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I have heard of people seeing pink elephants after a drink or two but…

…this is rather odd.

9 comments to I have heard of people seeing pink elephants after a drink or two but…

  • A similar thing happens to our white dog. It’s caused by the dog brushing up against one of those clay chimeneas that are all the rage. You know, those wood burning clay stoves people have on their patios.

  • dearieme

    D’you mean to say that the “Big Cats” on Dartmoor and elsewhere are really just ickle pink pussies after all?

  • Julian Taylor

    Its supposedly some genetic defect found in White Persians – their fur can turn apricot or even pink. No rhyme nor reason for it I gather but there was a pink Siam cat called the Ratana Kampon which is now extinct – maybe its some inherited thing from them.

    JohnJo, the article does mention that the colour change was not down to matting, as one would find in dyes, paint or from the cat rubbing against enamels.

  • Nah, dearieme. that big cat you saw on dartmoor really is a panther that is positively pink,

    Well here he is, the pink panther,
    The rinky-dink panther,
    Isn’t he a panther ever so pink?

    He really is a groovy cat,
    and what a gentleman, a scholar, what an acrobat !

    He’s in the pink – the pink panther
    The rinky-dink panther,
    and it’s as plain as your nose,
    that he’s the one and only, truly original,
    Panther-pink (panther) from head to toes !

  • Andrew Duffin

    The couple have FIVE other cats?

    I think that tells us all we need to know.

  • Verity

    Yes, indeed. It tells us they are intelligent, self-confident and don’t need to be worshipped by a dog.

  • Marcia McAllister

    I don’t drink. But….we have a pink elephant. A few. Its a genetic disorder like was just mentioned aboutb the cat. Such skeptics in the world. There are Albino people. why not albino elephants…Live a little dream.

    Angel Marcia

  • ariane

    The apricot color is not a defect gene,it’s a modification. The Dm’s gene transform the cream color into apricot(and not pink!!,so stupid)