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Crooked Face In A Cat

Occasionally, as a kitten develops, the two sides of its face develop at different rates. This may result in what cat judges call a "crooked face". This article discusses this phenomenon using photos.


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ABOUT THE IMAGE AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE

The blue Exotic Shorthair kitten featured at the top of this page is a lovely example of its breed, except that its face is asymmetrical. Its nose is clearly crooked and off-center. Pictured in the photo at 6 weeks of age, this was a temporary asymmetry, probably due to the two sides of its jaw growing at slightly different rates. The kitten grew out of the problem and had a successful show career.

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