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Cat With Rare Condition Changes Colors In Front Of Her Owner’s Eyes

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Cat With Rare Condition Changes Colors In Front Of Her Owner’s Eyes

Nicole Böhm had no clue when she rescued a pair of black-and-white kitten siblings living on a filthy farm in Germany a few years ago that one of the cats would ultimately forsake her typical appearance for one a little more fascinating.

Elli, on the other hand, did just that.

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“She, like her sister, had a tuxedo coat. There’s nothing exceptional here “Böhm explained to The Dodo. “The transformation began approximately a year after birth.”


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Böhm observed something weird on Elli’s coat one day. A few specks of white hair have developed where her fur had earlier been completely black.

“It was only a small white patch on her back,” Böhm explained. “I couldn’t figure out why, so I took her to the vet.”

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Elli was later diagnosed with vitiligo, a rare illness that causes a loss of pigmentation, resulting in white areas of skin and hair. Elli was otherwise quite healthy, despite the fact that it is sometimes connected to other medical conditions.

But what started as a few areas of white on Elli’s body quickly grew into something quite lovely.


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Böhm watched as the black parts of Elli’s coat gradually became white in the weeks and months that followed.

“I was taken aback,” she said. “I’m still taken aback.”

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Elli’s look was constantly shifting…


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… and changing.

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Despite her tremendous physical metamorphosis, Elli’s lovely demeanor remained unaltered.

“Her personality is the same as it has always been. It makes no difference to her “Böhm said. “She’s just as cute, charming, and lively as she was on the first day.”

Elli’s sister, whose coat hasn’t altered a bit, still treats her the same way she usually does.


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Of course, the most important thing is that Elli is well and happy. Her unique appearance just adds to her adorability — and it hasn’t subsided yet.

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Elli’s fur is continuing to whiten, according to Böhm, but she expects that certain black marks, like as those on her face, will stay.

However, looking back, it’s evident that she’s already gone a long way.


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