Monday, September 29, 2008

Six-toed cats at Hemingway's estate safe for now

The six-toed cats that reside at Ernest Hemingway's estate in Key West are safe for the time being, according to an AP report. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum announced that it had reached an agreement with the USDA that will allow the cats to continue to roam the grounds after having an installed a fence that will keep the cats from leaving the property. The USDA had taken the position that the museum needed a permit to exhibit animals. According to the report, the museum stated that it has payed $250,000 in attorneys' fees and the fence.

1 comment:

Waitaminute! said...

Insanity! Our beloved animal friends truly need to be rescued from the animal rights fanatics(ARFs)
Strangely, many of the leaders of the ARFs admit to not having any real affection or bond with animals at all.
Go figure.