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when i picked up pinky from being spayed my vet explained that rabbits have 2 cervix and so i looked up rabbit anatomy out of interest. i found this page on www.medirabbit.com that has a labelled diagram which says 'uterus horne' i think... but it's pointing at the tubes. does anyone know... are thess the actual uteruses (and is that word the plural of uterus... lol)? just curious really.
*caution* there's also a pic of an actual reproductive system from a hysterectomy (incase anyone's squeamish)
What they remove of dogs, cats and bunnies is a "Y" shaped when they spay. The uterus does have 2 horns- thats how numerous puppies, kittens, etc fit. The ovaries and ovarian tissue is on each side at the top of the "Y" and the bottom of the Y represents more of the uterus itself.
I am not sure about the whole 2 cervix thing- weird. I will have to look into it more- not like that pops up in everyday conversation.
I believe that there are not the 2 cervixes...but a single cervix attached to the dual uterine hornes. B/c, Katnip please help me w/ the vocab, rabbits, like cats, are ovulation induced....it may seem like they maintain 2 separate female reproductive systems. Basically, the ovulate in response to the stimulation, that is why some animals can actually have 2 separate daddies w/ in 1 litter. Now I think I've completely screwed up that explanation. What's especially nasty is a pyometra uterus. It looks like a pus filled, over stuffed sausage. Really gross! Yet another reason to spay your pets.