They almost look like cat eyes from this particular picture. I think one could say that about a lot of characters in different franchises, and Skids
is sort of a running joke in the Transformers fandom because no one seems to remember he exists.
He had a very distinctive form and was part of the second series released, and yet virtually everyone else got remembered in some way. Not poor Skids.
You linked to the outdated wiki? Tsk tsk.
Everyone, go head over here
for the more up-to-date version with the larger user base and more articles. (They used to be one and the same, but split apart couple of years ago. Teletraan 1/Wikia is largely abandoned, though a few people still update it. Read about the split here