Meet Narnia: The Rare “Chimera” Cat That Has A Perfectly Split Face

Meet Narnia: The Rare “Chimera” Cat That Has A Perfectly Split Face

Narnia the Cat - Munchiecat

Pics courtesy of Stéphanie Jiminez

Narnia was born with electrical blue eyes and a perfectly split gray and black facial area.  The 5-year-outdated British Shorthair might have a rare genetic ailment called chimerism.

New checks to outline if Narnia is a chimera cat are in progress,” claims proprietor Stéphanie Jiminez. Feline chimeras are formed when two kittens fuse together early in their mother’s womb. They have their own DNA and DNA from a 2nd kitten. Fundamentally, Chimera kittens are their have non-similar twin. 

Narnia was born on March 28, 2017, at the Chatterie de la Grâce. It is a small no-cage cattery in Paris, France. Stéphanie fell in appreciate with British Shorthair and British Longhair cats in 2010. “They look like child bears. They are sweet, sort, and incredibly intelligent,” she states. 

Narnia the Cat From Birth to Adulthood

Narnia’s father is a long-haired red tabby cat with odd eyes named Muscari D’Aerlin. His mom is a blue British Shorthair cat called Jeen from the Chatterie de Virvarnon. “That year, the names of cats had to start off with the letter “N”. I appreciate The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, so I decided to call him Narnia,” Stéphanie says.

The two-faced cat was bred as element of the British Celestia (Céleste) task. It was started by Sophie Guittonneau from the Aerlin Cattery with authorization from the Official Reserve of Feline Origins (LOOF). It is the only recognized cat registry in France. The British Celestia challenge aimed to make British Shorthairs with blue eyes.

Munchiecat - Collage of Narnia

Stéphanie knew Narnia was outstanding. She wanted to share his majestic appearance with the whole planet. In June 2016, she determined to create his Instagram web page. “I get requested nearly just about every day if Narnia is Photoshopped or painted. When people see him for the very first time, their response is, ‘Oh my God, he is wonderful,'” she suggests. 

A qualified demonstrate cat, Narnia has participated in cat demonstrates in France, Belgium, and Switzerland. The sweet-tempered charmer also gained a Entire world Bloggers Award in 2019. Narnia is a pleasant and really delicate cat. But when he is in a new put, he is painfully shy. Stéphanie and Narnia have a tight connection. “He is my very little newborn,” she suggests.

Narnia Kittens
When he is not batting around catnip toys or snagging mashed potatoes, Narnia spends time with his spouse Bella. She is a gray and gold British Shorthair with brownish-gold eyes. Narnia and Bella have had 9 kittens. However they do not share Narnia’s two-toned face, several of his children have his spherical blue eyes and white markings. Narnia and Bella also have 10 grandchildren.

In addition, Narnia shares his property with a mini Lop Plush rabbit named Peluche. “In the starting, Narnia was a very little worried of him, but now they are excellent pals,” Stéphanie states. He is finest close friends with a long-haired Chihuahua named Aslan, who’s named soon after the speaking lion in The Chronicles of Narnia sequence. 



Are you interested in finding out far more about the British Shorthair? Examine out our specific British Shorthair cat breed graphic below. 

British Shorthair Profile Infographic | Munchiecat 2022


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