Woman Rescues Cat, And It Changes Colors Right In Front Of Her Eyes

Isn’t Elli just beautiful?

Nicole Böhm rescued two black-and-white kittens a few years back who were living on a dirty farm in Germany. But little did she know that one of the cats would scrap its traditional look for something much different.

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Elli was born with a tuxedo coat just like her sister, but that was about to change. About a year after birth, it started.

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That’s when Nicole noticed a small patch of white hair on Elli’s coat. She didn’t know what it was, so she took the cat to the vet.

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Elli was diagnosed with vitiligo, the rare condition that causes loss of pigmentation. The cat was healthy otherwise, but her transformation was just beginning.

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In the following weeks and months, Nicole watched the black of Elli’s coat slowly fade to white.

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And it just kept going.

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Despite Elli’s physical transformation, her feline sister never treated her any differently.

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Elli is happy and healthy, and her unique look just makes her owner feel even more lucky to have the cat in her life.

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The cat’s fur continues to change, but it seems as if some of the black on her face will remain.

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“Her changing still goes on every day, and I love her more and more,” Nicole told The Dodo.

Amazing! Isn’t Elli just beautiful? 🙂

h/t The Dodo

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