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Friday Films: The Hemingway Cats

Since both LAPCATS and Sacramento County Animal Care have had a bunch of polydactyl (multi-toes) cats lately, it seems like a good time to tell the story of the Hemingway cats, and how they got their name.  Some people claim polydactyl cats have specific characteristics (other than multi-toes) like a breed in itself, but present theory is that it is just a genetic mutation.

More information on the Hemingway Museum and its cats is covered in this New York Times article. More on polydactyl cats can be found here too.


Hemingway Cats

March 1, 2013 - Posted by | Animal Welfare/Protection, Cat Health, Education, Friday Films, SCACR, YouTube Videos | , , , , ,

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