Like most polydactyl cats, Wallace’s additional toes are only present on his forepaws. It is considered rare for cats to have extra toes on their hind paws, even moreso to have all four feet affected by the condition (though one Canadian polydactyl cat was found to have as many as 28 toes, seven on each paw).
Harvey quickly adopted the six-toed kitten, but all was not smooth sailing. The combination of Wallace’s large feet and his energetic personality seemed to land him in constant messes.
“We called him Wallace the Worst when he was a kitten because he would get into trouble: knocking over glasses of water with his big feet, chewing on cords,” Harvey said. “He likes to tear through the house and charge up and down the stairs for no reason.”