Cat Accidentally Raises Money For Charity After Falling Asleep On Sidewalk

https://image2.affcoder.com/storage/images/16977607249tv6zRJJngNXPFqHXgny.jpg

The other day, a curious scene unfolded on the streets of Alanya, Turkey. It was there, along a bustling city sidewalk, that a crowd began to gather.

People were jockeying to catch a glimpse of a certain adorable someone.

Golden Eye Jewellery

What caused the stir on the sidewalk that day wasn’t the sighting of some celebrity per se.

The crowd’s attention had been gripped by a furry figure at their feet.

Golden Eye Jewellery

Turns out, smack-dab in the middle of the walkway was a random cat, splayed out with his belly toward the sky.

He was doing little more than lying there, but for the adoring throng, that was apparently enough.

Some people stopped and smiled, while others moved in to give him a pet or two. Interestingly, many in the crowd even went so far as to hand over their money — offerings, perhaps, to his undeniable cuteness.

Here’s a snippet of that scene on video:

Although some passersby likely believed the cat to be a stray, that is not the case. The Dodo came to learn that he is actually the resident pet of Golden Eye Jewellery, a store near the place he had been resting.

His name is Tarik.

Golden Eye Jewellery

“Tarik came to us two years ago,” Ender, the jewelry store’s spokesperson, told The Dodo. “He was very weak and sick. We took him in with us and fed him. As you can see, now he is fat and lazy — a very sweet and docile cat.”

But Tarik isn’t very interested in privacy.

Golden Eye Jewellery

Often, the cat steps outside and lounges in front of the store, inviting people to give him a rub.

“Tarik loves the attention very much,” Ender said.

Golden Eye Jewellery

That day, Ender was surprised to find that Tarik’s attention-seeking resulted in a nice little pile of money, left randomly by strangers. He made sure it went to good use.

“We feed around 15 stray cats a day,” Ender said. “We had a nice banquet for Tarik’s friends with the money he collected, buying them nice food. Our goal is to increase people’s interest in stray animals.”

Golden Eye Jewellery

Sure enough, simply by being himself, Tarik had managed to do a bit of good.

“We love cats,” Ender said.

And judging from the crowd, they’re clearly not the only ones.

Related Posts

North American Birds with a White Breast (18 Species with Pictures and Sounds)

Canada and America are filled with many wonderful birds with a white breast – in fact, there are 18 birds that you can spot. Have you spotted a bird with…

Read more

Driver Slams On Breaks When He Realizes ‘Deceased’ Dog On Freeway Is Still Alive

On Christmas Day last year, David Loop was driving on a freeway in Rubidoux, California, when he saw a mysterious black lump near an exit ramp. As the founder of…

Read more

Dog With No Eyes Shows Off How She’s Mastered Playing Fetch

When Z’s parents adopted her two years ago, she was already blind. The poor pup had been through a lot, but she was more than ready for her new life…

Read more

An empathetic dog describes how she looks after a little child and goes for walks with her, offering her сoпѕoɩаtіoп and company during her visits.

Teddy bears are a гагe ѕрeсіeѕ of exceptional canines that are devoted to their human lovers. A prime example of such a dog is Gertrude, a Great Dane who has…

Read more

The Dog Bigly Made Up His Sister’s Birthday After Forgetting It!

— The Endearing Story of a Dog Who Forgot His Sister’s Birthday But Made Huge Restitution! When it comes to moments that will never be foгɡotteп, the tale of a…

Read more

Senior Dog Howls With Joy When He Runs Into His Old Friend On The Street

Errol’s family adopted him from a local rescue when he was just a tiny puppy and have been loving life with him ever since. He’s had a lot of adventures…

Read more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *