Social Media Outcry Helps To Get Stolen Cat Statue Returned In Istanbul, a cat was known for sitting on a stoop, reclining backward as if nothing was wrong. When the cat died in August, it was memorialized with a statue. The stolen memento was brought back.

Social Media Outcry Helps To Get Stolen Cat Statue Returned

Social Media Outcry Helps To Get Stolen Cat Statue Returned

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In Istanbul, a cat was known for sitting on a stoop, reclining backward as if nothing was wrong. When the cat died in August, it was memorialized with a statue. The stolen memento was brought back.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene. And these have been turbulent times in Turkey - terrorism, an attempted coup. So there was something reassuring about this famous cat on an Istanbul sidewalk known for sitting on a stoop, reclining backwards as if nothing was wrong. You can imagine the anger when that cat disappeared, especially because that cat is a bronze statue memorializing a real cat who died back in August. Someone stole the statue. The outcry on social media was so fierce, whoever took the cat put it back. It's MORNING EDITION.

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