Ernest Hemingway's Polydactyl Cats in the News

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Ernest Hemingway loved cats - here he is with his sons Patrick and Gregory and some kittens in Cuba

Court: USDA can regulate Ernest Hemingway museum’s cats

I appreciate the government being there to protect animals when we need it, but this is an example of legalism. We should keep in mind the spirit of the law, no matter how big government grows and no matter how big countries are. I would hate to think these cats who are free now to roam the grounds will be forced into cages at night because of a misapplication of the law. 
 
One of the nice things about Cyprus is it is small and things are still personal, even when dealing with authorities.

A polydactyl descendant of Hemingway's original cat, Snowball - this cat has 26 toes!

Hemingway's writing desk with sleeping cat

A cat from Hemingway's house




The Earnest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West, FL, USA

 
Check out the link in the above caption for some adorable pictures and information about these cuties.  There are 40-50 cats living at the Hemingway House now.