Cat rescued from quake gives birth via cesarean section
A pregnant cat, who was rescued from under the rubble on the 11th day of the major earthquakes in Gaziantep province, has given birth to three kittens via cesarean section with an operation conducted in the Gaziantep Zoo.
A pregnant cat was rescued from under the rubble on 11th day of the Feb. 6 earthquakes in southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nurdağı district.
Realizing that the cat was pregnant, the rescue team reported the situation to the Gaziantep Zoo.
The cat has given birth to three kittens via cesarean section with an operation conducted in the zoo, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 23.
Berna Sarıçiçek, the Director of the Department of Natural Life Protection Veterinary Affairs, said the birth started under the rubble but the cat could not give birth due to fear.