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Polydactyl Maine Coon Cat: An Overview

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Polydactylism is a condition in which a cat is born with more than the usual number of toes. The term “polydactyl” comes from the Greek words “poly” (many) and “dactyl” (finger or toe). Polydactyl cats are often referred to as “Hemingway cats,” as the famous author Ernest Hemingway was known for having many polydactyl cats at his home in Key …

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