Two-faced kitten puzzles veterinarian in W.Va.

10 years 3 weeks ago - 1 year 3 months ago #1 by riada
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Mon Jun 14, 04:17 PM
The kitten born with two faces in Charleston was given a 50 percent chance of survival by an area veterinarian. The kitten known as Two Face brought the animal to the vet shortly after it was born on Wednesday because its mother refused to nurse the kitten. Dr. Erica Drake said the kitten was born with a rare condition called diprosopus, which means the kitten literally has two faces. Two Face has four eyes, two noses and two mouths.

Drake said the kitten's two mouths act independently and she believes each mouth has a separate esophagus leading to one stomach. It'll take a closer look at the kitten's internal anatomy before known about how the kitten will be able to function.

Nor but in sleep findeth a cure for care.
Incertainty that once gave scope to dream
Of laughing enterprise and glory untold,
Is now a blackness that no stars redeem.

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10 years 3 weeks ago #2 by queen-b
Awww...I hope he lives. Even two-faced kitties need love too :x

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