A cat has been spotted on the streets of Sheffield - with THUMBS

It's not something you see everyday but a cat has reportedly been spotted in Sheffield - with thumbs.

Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 1:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:48 am
Polydactyl cats - Credit: Cats Protection/PA Wire

The Tab Sheffield have reported that the cat was spotted in the Walkley area of Sheffield and even have video proof of the animal!

Dan Burns uploaded a video his manager sent him of the cat outside his house on to Twitter and even he struggled to contain his excitement.

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The Twitter user posted two videos of the cat and warned that it was 'going to take over the world'.

The Tab have reported that the video was taken by Sheffield resident Charmaine Richmond who told the website she thought it was 'endearing' and rated her a ten out of ten.

Cats with extra toes on their paws are called Polydactyl cats; caused by a genetic abnormality which could result in the cat having as many as eight toes on their paw.

However, unfortunately for the cat, the extra digits are not opposable. The condition is usually harmless but can make trimming the cat's nails a bit more difficult.

According the to the Guiness Book of World Records, the title of most toes ever recorded on a cat belongs to Jake - a ginger tabby from Canada with seven toes on each paw.