Seen Jimmy the thumbs up cat yet? Perfect for a bit of Friday time wasting!
Jimmy the amazing polydactyl cat can give the thumbs up sign – on order. A-mazing!
In a YouTube video a voice can be heard saying: “Hi Jimmy. Can you give me a thumbs-up, Jimmy?”
Looking chilled, Jimmy the cat obliges and sticks his ‘thumb’ up.
The description of the YouTube the video says: “Jimmy is a polydactyl cat. He’s probably the laziest cat in the world but he’s also super clever and has thumbs. And he’s got a great party trick :-)”
Polydactyly – which means extra digits – is actually a physical anomaly that’s sometimes caused by a genetic defect.
Polydactyl cats are not uncommon and are sometimes called Hemingway cats, because the writer Ernest Hemingway became a fan after being given a six-toed cat.
Comments from YouTube users include: “Cat have thumbs now. We, as a
species, are finished” and “I, for one, welcome our new thumbed
Another user wrote: “Teach Jimmy to give the finger right meow!!”
Watch Jimmy the thumbs up cat.