Ernest Hemingway’s mansion on the Florida Keys has been battered by Hurricane Ian’s 155mph winds, but all the six-toes cats that roam the property have been reported safe.
The famous home, where the great American scribe wrote 70 per cent of his published works, has been struck by debris and suffered superficial wind damage, according to The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum App.
But the structure is sound and the cats are doing fine after being put into sheltered cages as the Category Four hurricane lashed the property on Tuesday into Wednesday.
‘We’ve seen some debris blown across the grounds and wind damage. A lot has been blown across the garden,’ spokesperson Alexa Morgan told DailyMail.com.
Staff have been working to clean up the leaves and tree debris and have the museum open for business once again tomorrow.
‘All out cats are safe – we don’t put them in cages, they walk around and naturally know to get to safety during storms,’ Alexa said.
‘The cats and staff are safe. We are…