♥ //This is Venus, a three year old chimera cat. Chimera cat is one individual organism, but genetically its own fraternal twin. A chimera is typically formed from four parent cells (either two fertilized eggs, or two early embryos that have fused together). When the organism forms, the cells that had already begun to develop in the separate embryos keep their original phenotypes and appearances. This means that the resulting animal is a mixture of tissues and can look like this gorgeous kitty
Half Portrait of Puss Pinner wrote: A second attempt at trying to transfer some standard portrait techniques resulted in this feline equivalent of the 'half portrait' shots that I've seen done quite well elsewhere. No portrait shoot is complete without the traditional black and whtie conversion and here I've used the conversion process to really pull out the contrast in the fur.