Everyone thinks their cat is special but Jeanne Martin in Minnesota knows her cat is special because Paws just tied another cat for the Guinness World Record for the feline with the most toes (28 of them).
Jeanne Martin said, “It almost looks like a catcher’s mitt,” adding that the extra digits on her front paws help her grip narrow surfaces. Paws is known as a polydactyl cats, also known as “Hemingway cats,” in honor of the American writer who kept one at his Key West home.
Having a cat with so many extra toes may seem strange, but it could get really dangerous if cats start evolving their own thumbs so they can open their own cans of cat food. When that happens, then cats won’t need humans around any more.