Cyclops Puppy With Rare Condition Who Stole Hearts Of Owners Likely Won’t Live That Long
A one-eyed cyclops puppy, hailed as lucky by Thai villagers, likely won’t live very long, a vet has warned.
The adorable little pup, who has been called Kevin because of his likeness to the Minions character, was born in a litter of two in Chachoengsao, central Thailand on February 2.
Two days following his birth, the unusual doggo was said to be fit and healthy, and was said to be bottle feeding with his owners every day.
Kevin is being hailed as lucky by his Thai owners, however a vet has warned he may not have a particularly long life expectancy due to his unusual condition.
James Portsmouth, lead vet at Animal Trust, told UNILAD:
Cyclopia is a very rare congenital issue where the foetus fails to develop two separate orbital spaces (the cavities in which eyeballs sit). It is a form of what is known medically as holoprosencephaly. Animals born with cyclopia often also have abnormal lips, noses and nasal spaces.Continue Reading This Story. . .