Haiku-a-day: day 31 of 365



Ernest Hemingway
The Hemingway Kitty Cat
Nobel Laureate

Inspiration… I came across an interesting sight about Ernest Hemingway and found out that his six-toed cat fathered quite a few other polydactyl cats – the name is synonymous with polydactyly:

The “Hemingway Kitty Cat”, or simply “Hemingway Cat”, is a term which has come to describe polydactyls



About Sean

I live in my own thoughts, chat to imaginary friends, and survive primarily on Snickers and Nescafe. I work full-time and study part-time for a BA in English Literature with the OU. Home is the North West of England, and my heroes are those authors that can make miracles out of paper and words…… “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” – Mark Twain.
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3 Responses to Haiku-a-day: day 31 of 365

  1. I think there are a number of these cats still living at the Hemingway home.


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