'Sex change' cat seeks loving home in Milton Keynes
Snowy had a perineal urethrostomy, which turned his males parts into female, says the RSPCA
A beautiful cat called Snowy is seeking a caring home after undergoing what vets refer to as a "sex change" operation.
Snowy came into the care of the city's RSPCA branch needing medical attention because he could not pass urine.
"He was catheterised a few times but kept blocking again," said a spokesman for the RSPCA North Bucks and Milton Keynes branch.
She added: "Fortunately for Snowy, the lovely Hannah at Heath and Reach vets offered to perform a perineal urethrostomy at a price we could afford, so we went for it and it appears to have been a success.
"It's often referred to as a 'sex change' as he's had his urethra shortened and a new opening made similar to that of a female cat."
The spokesman said Snowy is now weeing really well and is very happy in himself.
He was recently found a new home but sadly had to be returned to the RSPCA because he did not get on with the existing cat.
"We're therefore looking to find him a home where he'll be the only pet...He is a such a friendly boy who needs a quiet, stress free home," said the spokesman.
"As he's not a great traveller we would prefer to rehome him within a 20 mile radius of Milton Keynes."
Anybody interested in adopting Snowy or any other RSPCA cat should contact the branch on 01908 611179 or [email protected]
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