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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