Thursday, 6 September 2012

'Two-faced' chimera cat Venus is an overnight internet sensation


Thousands have flocked to the unusual moggy's Facebook page which has received over 40,000 likes, while a video of the cute cat has racked up almost one million views on YouTube in just a matter of days.


The cats symmetrically divided black and ginger facial fur has been likened to a much cuter version of fictional comic book character, Batman's infamous adversary Two-Face.

Venus may look like she comes from another planet but her striking appearance and opposing coloured eyes have a far more ordinary explanation - genetic mutation.

'We've heard everything from Photoshop to we've dyed half of her face,' her owner Christina, from North Carolina, told the Today Show. 'This is just the way she was born, that's it.'


Read more: http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/910278-two-faced-chimera-cat-venus-is-an-overnight-internet-sensation#ixzz25ZLrDD69

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