Chubby black-and-white Gacek became a worldwide sensation earlier this year while living in a wooden box on Kaszbuska street in the northern city of Szczecin.
The black and white cat who shot to global fame after being named Szczecin’s top ‘must see’ attraction managed to flee when the woman tried to snatch him off the street.
A local councillor has written to the mayor of Szczecin asking him to use Gacek’s sudden fame to support non-governmental organisations that deal with the protection of animals in the city.
Scoring an average Google rating of 4.9 out of 5, Gacek has left other attractions – such as the award-winning Philharmonic, the Castle of Pomeranian Dukes and the city’s underground WWII tunnels – trailing in his wake ever since first finding fame.
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