September 2, 2020

Mutant cats still a draw at Hemingway’s virus-hit Florida home

Key West (United States) (AFP) – Starved of international visitors, the house once inhabited by writer Ernest Hemingway in the Florida Keys has struggled to stay open. Almost all of its staff have been laid off during the coronavirus pandemic, yet the six-toed cats who live there still attract locals to the site.After the author’s death in 1961, his home was converted into one of the leading tourist attractions in Key West, which is closer to Havana than to Miami, and where margaritas, diving and sunbathing are a way of life.Its residents have survived ferocious hurricanes and economic downtur…


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