|I have very big extra-toes on my paws. I'm a polydactyl cat. Me and Mom trim my claws every month or the extra claws can curl under and grow right into my paws (ouch!). Polydactyls have long been considered very special luck for any person who gets the honor of being in their family.|
Polydactyl paws are considered a New England-cat thing to have, but I'm a born California boy, so that's just a stereotype, lol. History says that Ernest Hemingway, an author my mom liked a lot in high school wayyy back before she adopted me (from the Marin Humane Society btw, paws up to them!), was a dad to so many polydactyls that sometimes we're nicknamed Hemingway cats. In fact, the Ernest Hemingway house has about 60 of us super cool big pawed kittens living there still.
Nobody calls me a hemingway though, I just like my own name Reggie. I have very special paws. I can catch you and give you great big hugs with them!