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Skipskatt Albert from Kyrksæterøra

Skipskatt Albert from Kyrksæterøra

Polydactyl Cats: I had black cat with extra claws like this and she had five kittens with the same paw traits. I chose her at the pet shop because they looked like panther paws.

Polydactyl Cats: The Charm of Big Feet

Polydactyl Cats: I had black cat with extra claws like this and she had five kittens with the same paw traits. I chose her at the pet shop because they looked like panther paws.

In Norway, polydactyl cats are known as "ship's cats" as the extra toes supposedly gave them better balance on ships in stormy weather; they are not uncommon and polydactyl kittens are sought after pets. Polydactyl random-bred cats have been reported in Sweden though other European cat lovers (locations not reported) had apparently never seen a polydactyl.

Polydactyly, or extra digits, is a common trait among cats.

Sometimes called Hemingway cats, mitten cats, big-foot cats, six-toed cats or even cats with thumbs, these special felines have an interesting history to share.

Polydactyl Cats: The Felines With Extra Toes -- Sometimes called Hemingway cats, mitten cats, big-foot cats, six-toed cats or even cats with thumbs, polydactyl felines have an interesting history to share.

How are they the most common pets in rescue centres? Black kitties ♥

Animals are nature’s furry little comedians (22 photos)

Talk to the paws - Little Black Kitty. All those extra toes! I just want to kiss them!

There's so much more to these kitties than their adorably big feet.

11 things you didn't know about polydactyl cats

There's so much more to these kitties than their adorably big feet. 11 things you didn't know about polydactyl cats

Cute ginger and white polydactyl cat with thumbs...what a great photo, shows off the thumbs beautifully!  w.

Lolcats - Page 2 - Lolcats n' Funny Cat Pictures - funny cat pictures - Cheezburger - I had a cat with 7 toes. It had thumbs like this. Two toes made each paw thumb. I named her Sweet kitty indeed.

One of the many Hemingway Home & Museum polydactyl cats.

Hairy Truman - Ernest Hemingway was given a white six-toed cat by a ship's captain and some of the cats who live on the museum grounds are descendants of that original cat, named Snowball. (The Ernest Hemingway House & Museum, Key West, FL)

I love polydactyl cats!

I love polydactyl cats! I want one and I want to name him Felix Felicis ;

18 Adorable Polydactyl  Cats That Can Give You The Thumbs Up!

18 Adorable Cats That Can Give You The Thumbs Up!

bundyspooks: “Polydactylism is a relatively common condition found in cats. It results in extra toe digits and can appear as though the cat has thumbs. Whereas most cats have a total of 18 toes, with.

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