The Khao Manee cat, or Khao Plort, 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.
Other names: Khao Plort (all white
Common nicknames: Diamond Eye, White Cat of Thailand
Scientific name: Felis catus
Higher classification: Cat