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Hemingway's success as a writer and many of the places and activities he was drawn to in his adult life can be linked to the early influences of his parents, grandparents, and teachers. Ernest grew up with a strict code of behavior.
Being a "cat person" comes with an unfortunate stigma (though a glance at the internet would tell us that cats clearly rule). But that was definitely not the case for Ernest Hemingway. The manliest man to ever hit the literary scene had a soft spot in his heart for felines.