Catstanbul
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"If you kill a cat, you need to build a mosque to be forgiven by God." Thus goes a popular saying in Turkey.

Indeed, if you wander the cobblestoned streets of Istanbul's Beyoglu, a feline stray is never far away. Belonging to nobody, they must survive on the streets on their own - or rely on the many inhabitants of Turkey's capital for some throwaway meal. But as hard as a life on the street might be - there's always time for some relaxing in the sun.
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