Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

At Yüzüncü Yıl University's (YYÜ) Van Cat Research and Application Center, a Van cat (a species from Turkey's province of Van) gave birth to three healthy kittens via cesarean section. The Center started a cesarean section program for Van Cats that for certain reasons can't give natural birth.

15:22 August 16, 2017 Yeni Şafak
Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

At YYÜ’s Van Cat Research and Application Center, a Turkish Van cat gave birth to three healthy kittens via C-section.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

What distinguishes them from other species are their silky white furs; they generally have amber or blue eyes, or are odd-eyed.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

The center developed the cesarean section system, known as a hysterotomy in medical terms, for cats incapable of natural birth, to give birth to their young.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

With this program a cat gave cesarean birth to three healthy kittens.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

Director of the Center Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Kaya said that with this method they have yielded successful results.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

Kaya also stated that they mobilized all resources for feline mothers.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

“To protect and continue the species of Van Cats, to help them give birth to healthy newborns, our research is ongoing and that we will continue to launch every project that is necessary,” Kaya said.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

Cat cesarean sections cost approximately 500 Turkish Liras.

Turkish cat has C-section giving birth to three kittens

At Yüzüncü Yıl University's (YYÜ) Van Cat Research and Application Center, a Van cat (a species from Turkey's province of Van) gave birth to three healthy kittens via cesarean section. The Center started a cesarean section program for Van Cats that for certain reasons can't give natural birth. At Yüzüncü Yıl University's (YYÜ) Van Cat Research and Application Center, a Van cat (a species from Turkey's province of Van) gave birth to three healthy kittens via cesarean section. The Center started a cesarean section program for Van Cats that for certain reasons can't give natural birth.
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