Ernest Hemingway cats lose fight
A catfight in Key West, Fla. comes to a close.
A federal court in the Florida Keys decided that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has the power to regulate the dozens of cats living at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West.
Some 45 cats, many of them descendants of the six-toed cat named Snowball that the legendary author got as a gift in 1935, have had the freedom to roam for decades. But the USDA demanded several years ago that the museum put up fencing to keep the cats inside the compound.
Fortunately, the cats don't seem any worse for the wear.
"We should all be so lucky to be as happy as they are," said museum chief executive Mike Morawski.
— Watch it at CNN
Photo: CNN // One of the Hemingway home's cats lounges in Key West.
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Sorry not a cat lover except for my Chrisotpher Columbus baby we found shivering in the rain a little orange tabby that grew up to be a clown
We lived across the street from a school and Chris would greet the little kids doing all kinds of tricks to get petted
Then Chris got attached to a neighbors white female cat - you do know white cats are deaf - Chris would leave dead baby rabbits at their doorstep and took this young lady safely through the neighborhood
My big old Tom Cat Chris came home many times a wounded warrior - where we pulled someone's talons from his cheeks
Then one night Chis didn't come home - Chicago where temps were below zero - we went and viewed every cat body found by police and Humane Societies and never found Christopher again - only cat I ever loved
As reported here, this is a total non-story.
Add some information about the apparent lawsuit. Add some information about the fence. Give us some history.
Jesus. Is there any such thing as reporting these days?
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