Scrappy Born a Black Cat Now Turning White due to Vitiligo


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Scrappy was born a black cat, now turning white due to vitiligo.

Meet Scrappy the cat! This 17 year old cat has some extraordinary markings. He is now a black and white cat but when he was born he was completely black.

According to Scrappy's Facebook page: "Scrappy was born in 1997 as a black cat and only a few years ago he started turning white (maybe vitiligo) and has ended up with this extraordinary pattern."

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

Scrappy is perfectly healthy for his age. He started getting white spots on his fur when he was 7 years old.

Vitiligo is extremely rare in cats. Scrappy was born to a litter of five. He has this unusually beautiful camouflage markings, but the color changing seems to have slowed down a bit according to Scrappy's page.

Scrappy is a healthy and happy cat.

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

Vitiligo is very rare in cats. When it happens, it is most easily seen on black cats.

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

Rolling on his back, ready for a belly rub!

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

Scrappy developed a patch of white fur when he was 7 years old. Now he looks absolutely stunning with his camouflage markings!

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

Watch Scrappy in action!

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Scrappy is now 18 years old.

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

But he's still a kitten at heart!

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

He's magnificent!

Photo: Scrappy @seniorscrappy

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