America’s Unofficial Polydactyl Cat Museum, The Hemingway Home, Is Right Here In Florida
Okay, okay, you’re probably wondering…what the heck is a polydactyl cat and why are there so many in Florida?! The truth is, polydactyl cats are very rare and there are quite a few in only one particular area of Florida—Key West. At The Hemingway Home Museum in Florida there are nearly 50 polydactyl cats that you can see up close, and also learn an interesting backstory about during your visit. Take a look…
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Pretty cool cats, huh? Have you ever been to the Hemingway Home Museum in Florida before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or for more information about touring the home and about the famous six-toed cats, visit the website or Facebook Page.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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