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Our cat is going to give birth soon and I've been reading up on how to help the mother cat give birth. This new situation has me pondering topics I had never thought of before such as belly buttons.<br><br><br><br>
I realize that "innies" and "outies" are different because of the way they are tied... 2 -4 inches out from the baby.<br><br><br><br>
However, I realized that all of my cat's belly buttons are neither innies nor outies... but just hairless, smooth spots in the center of the cat's stomach - they are so perfectly smooth that they are hard to find.<br><br><br><br>
So, if we did not tie our human babies' umbilical cords with certain knots, does that mean that they'd have just smooth, flawless skin - rather than indentions, etc?<br><br><br><br>
And, according to my logic, if the kitten's umbilical cords were tied before they fell off, they'd most likely have innies and outies like humans. This might be interesting to do :p<br><br><br><br>
Am I on to something?<br><br><br><br>
Anyone know of where to find pictures of humans who have never had their umbilical cords tied? Do their belly buttons look just like their stomach.. and are practically not there?
 

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This kind of subject is wayyyyyy over my head. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/dizzy2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":dizzy:"><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Just kidding. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p"> All I know is that mine is an innie. No wait, maybe it's an outie. I'm really not sure. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thinking.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":think:"> Perhaps you should have posted a poll.
 

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I think apes, chimps and other primates have belly buttons. Meaning there's an innie or an outie, not just a smooth stretch of skin.
 

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IIRC, dogs have belly buttons, too or at least something that resembles a belly button. We had a dog once that had a hernia and we had to keep pushing her "tummy" back through the hole (gross, I know).<br><br><br><br>
Also IIRC, we were told that this was very unusual for it to stay open like that and that the belly button hole in puppies usually closes up by a few weeks or so. I'm thinking that cats are pretty much the same way, but I'm not entirely sure
 
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