The Story Of A Black Cat With A Rare Fur Condition Who Suddenly Started To Turn White!

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Nicole Böhm adopted 2 kittens in 2016, and everything was fine until she noticed that something strange was going on with one of them.


Elli was an ordinary tuxedo cat, until one day her fur suddenly started to turn white.

Elli’s color change began when one day her owner noticed a few flecks of white on her fur.

Elli’s color change began when one day her owner noticed a few flecks of white on her fur.

Nicole took Elli to the vet and she was diagnosed with vitiligo, a rare skin and hair condition that causes the loss of pigmentation.

In some cases vitiligo can be accompanied by other medical issues, but luckily enough Elli was healthy.

In the months following her vet visit, Nicole watched how Elli’s patches of white grew bigger day after day, giving her a completely new appearanc

Elli’s fur transformed so much that it took her only a year to become a white cat with a few black marks on her face and body.

Despite dramatic external transformations, Elli’s character hasn’t changed.

“She’s still changing every day, and I love her more and more,” Nicole said.

“Her personality is the same as ever. It doesn’t matter to her,” she added. “She is as cute and lovely and as playful as the first day.

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