Bjørn B Svingen, owner of a Skipskatt (a Polydactyl cat) "I have heard people say that these genes came to Norway long ago. The story was that the genes were inherited from Spanish or Portuguese ship cats with this "'disorder'. These cats were supposedly common on ships trading on the Norwegian coastline. They have again become popular, at least in our area, and are plentiful in Trøndelag in mid Norway." As a result, they are also known there as "Skipskatt" (ship-cat).

Bjørn B Svingen, owner of a Skipskatt (a Polydactyl cat) "I have heard people…

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Polydactyl Cats: I had black cat with extra claws like this and she had five kittens with the same paw traits. I chose her at the pet shop because they looked like panther paws.

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* * " Extra toes haz so many advantages. Fer example: 52 pick-ups whenz toothpicks fallz beez easy cleanin' off de floor.

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In Norway, polydactyl cats are known as Skipskatt "ship's cats" as the extra toes supposedly gave them better balance on ships in stormy weather; they are not uncommon and polydactyl kittens are sought after pets. Polydactyl random-bred cats have been reported in Sweden though other European cat lovers (locations not reported) had apparently never seen a polydactyl.

In Norway, polydactyl cats are known as Skipskatt "ship's cats" as the extra toes supposedly gave them better balance on ships in stormy weather; they are not uncommon and polydactyl kittens are sought after pets. Polydactyl random-bred cats have been rep

cute ginger and white polydactyl cat with thumbs

Lolcats - Page 2 - Lolcats n' Funny Cat Pictures - funny cat pictures - Cheezburger - I had a cat with 7 toes. It had thumbs like this. Two toes made each paw thumb. I named her Sweet kitty indeed.

Polydactyl Cats

Description Cats usually have 5 toes on each front foot and 4 toes on each back foot. Polydactyl cats have as many as 7 extra digits on.

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