We've learned that animals can have two heads (creepy), but did you know that there are dozens of six-toed cats roaming Key West, Florida? We can thank Ernest Hemingway for at least part of the abundance of adorable island anomalies. Or, rather, his cat Snow White.
Why All The Cats?
The Tale Of Multiple Toes
Watch And Learn: Our Favorite Videos About Cats
Meet The Hemingway Cats
Polydactyl cats are often referred to as "Hemingway cats." Hear from the Hemingway House staff.
Slow Motion Flipping Cat Physics
How does a cat go from feet up to feet down while falling without violating the conservation of angular momentum?
Key Facts In This Video
When falling, cats first try to determine which way is up with their eyes or ears. 01:24
Cats with bobbed tails also land on their feet with the cat righting reflex. 02:49
Watch a labelled, slow-motion demonstration of the cat righting reflex: 04:31
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