Question by  loslosbaby (33)

What does it mean if a cat is polydactyl?

Is there a place where you find it more often?


Answer by  Kelmaz (339)

A polydactyl cat is a cat with extra toes on their paws instead of having a paw with the normal amount of toes which is 5 these cats usually have vetween 1 to two extra toes on one or more feet.


Answer by  StellaSerra (217)

A Polydactyl cat simply means that some, or more rarely all, of their paws have been born with extra toes; generally its the front paws that are affected. There are a few breeders specifically encouraging this genetic strain, including the Ithacats, bred out of Ithaca, New York.

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