6-toed Kitty Catches Treats in His Mittens

Pee Wee, a beautiful feral kitty, loves to play catch with his 6-toed big mittens. “We have since adopted him and are astounded by his ability to learn and the willingness he exhibits in his efforts to please us. Pee Wee’s ‘super thumbs’ are truly a sight to behold!” says the hooman.

Poly Foster Kitty Now and Then

by Love Meow on Jul 11th, 2011 | 26 Comments on Poly Foster Kitty Now and Then

Update: Amerigo and Adagio have found their forever loving home. Meow! Amerigo the foster kitty is ready for a new adventure in life. This little poly boy is still looking for a home. He and his sister Adagio want to be adopted together since they are inseparable. Both of them have big paws with many […]

Itty Bitty Rescue with Many Toes

by Love Meow on May 9th, 2011 | 17 Comments on Itty Bitty Rescue with Many Toes

This precious baby was born on April 30, 2011. Though the eyes aren’t opened yet, the little one loves to show off his 24 tiny toes (7, 6, 6, 5). She was born to a feral mama cat Heidi and has one brother who is also a polydactyl and a lovely calico sister. The rescuers […]

Amazing Story of One-Eyed Hemingway Sparkle

Written by ©Stephanie T. Sparkle is a very special kitty. She is currently about 7 months old, and has been a part of my family for almost 2 months now. I work at a no-kill animal shelter, and she and 3 of her litter-mates came to us as young kittens, with Upper Respiratory Infections (URI) and scabies. The […]

Celebrate the Toes!

by Love Meow on Apr 1st, 2011 | 17 Comments on Celebrate the Toes!

Today we would like to celebrate all the cute little toesies especially the extra digits. Spike was born with two extra toes on his front paws and one extra on his back paws. Turbo has two extra thumbs that give him the extra dexterity. Nothing is impawsible for these little guys. With those extra toes, […]

City the Kitty Treasure Hunting

by Love Meow on Feb 28th, 2011 | 15 Comments on City the Kitty Treasure Hunting

City the Kitty would open every drawer and cupboard he can find in the house for catnip. This part Manx and part Bengal rescue is also a polydactyl. His many toes make him a very dexterous kitty.

Cat with 6 or 7 Toes, Polydactyl Cat

by Love Meow on Sep 18th, 2009 | Comments Off on Cat with 6 or 7 Toes, Polydactyl Cat

Cats normally have five toes on each front paw and four toes on each rear paw, but there is a number of cats that were born with one or more additional toes on their paws. They are called the polydactyl cat. Ernest Hemingway was famous for his penchant for polydactyl cats. He received a six-toed […]

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