Hermaphrodite Kitten Rehomed With Brother After Both Found Stray

Thanks for sharing. Glad things turned out so well.

Katzenworld

Hi everyone,

Today we would like to share a rescue story from BlueCross with you! 🙂

Hermaphrodite Kitten Rehomed With Brother After Both Found Stray

A stray kitten stunned staff at Blue Cross after it was found to be a hermaphrodite – having both male and female organs – during a routine operation.

Seven-month old Jamie was brought into Blue Cross Burford by PDSA along with his brother Curtis.

But when Blue Cross sent Jamie to a private vet for routine neutering they found the kitten had female as well as male genitalia – making for a series of much more complicated procedures.

Lydia Sawyer, animal welfare supervisor, Blue Cross Burford rehoming centre, said: “No one at the centre has ever seen a case like this.

“We thought Jamie was a boy and it was only when he went to an external vet for routine neutering that they discovered he…

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