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Name: Jen
Status: educator
Grade: other
Location: PA
Country: USA
Date: Summer 2011
 

Question:
Can a cat and a raccoon breed with each? A cat was found and it had kittens. A week later the kittens are much larger and longer than a normal kitten. They also have rings around their eyes and tails. They have the facial features as a raccoon?



Replies:
Cats and Raccoons are 2 different species and cannot produce offspring. Kittens often take on the markings of the Tomcat, and the larger size may also be a characteristic from the Tomcats line.

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