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Stray Cats and Dogs of Istanbul

Any tourist that has been to Istanbul, Turkey will tell you the beautiful stray cats they saw. ‘Both the dogs and cats are so friendly and calm’ they would say.

While I was staying at an Airbnb in Cevahir, Istanbul last June, I had the chance of portraying some. These pictures are all from my camera. What is noteworthy is how healthy they look. I think Turkish people constantly feed and build shelters (see pics) for them. I know the dogs look drugged but actually they are not. They are just super lazy. They are everywhere: on streets, on motorbikes, at coffee shops, at restaurants. Here is a picture story of Istanbul’s street cats and dogs during one day.

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Science lover, book enthusiast, a nerd who dedicated herself to education.

2 thoughts on “Stray Cats and Dogs of Istanbul

  1. We wrote about the movie Kedi which pictures the street cats of Istanbul.

    If you’d fancy doing a little write up for us about the cats there you’d be most welcome btw. 🙂

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