One cat leads to another
By The Art Newspaper. From In The Frame
Published online: 24 December 2012
The Ernest Hemingway Museum in Key West finds itself on the wrong side of a court ruling after a judge found in favour of the US department of agriculture. The District Court decided that the museum is similar to a circus/zoo because of the 44 felines that live at the spacious property that was Hemingway's home from 1931 until he shipped out to Havana, Cuba, in 1939. The museum's magnificent moggies are descendants of Hemingway's much loved cat Snowball. (They all have more than 18 toes, just like Snowball). As an “animal exhibitor”, the museum will have to put the cats into individual cages every night, build a higher perimeter fence and hire someone to watch over them, Courthouse News reports.
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