A gorgeous black-and-white Polish cat named Gacek is now the most famous street cat in the world.
The chunky kitty who lives in Szszecin (Poland) has captured the minds of visitors from all over the world and has become one of the top-rated tourist attraction of the city.
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For a bit over 10 years, Gacek who is also known as the ‘King of Kaszubska Street’, has been living on the streets of Szszecin , earning the affection and attention of locals who are keen to feed him and take good care of him.
His international stardom started after after a local TV news program featured him in a video that months later went viral on the Internet. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO
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Since then, many people from all over the world have flown to Szszecin to meet the ‘King of Kaszubska Street’.
One person claimed to have made the trip all the way from Oslo, Norway – a journey of close to 1,000kms – to meet the cat.
“As expected, he didn’t pay any attention to me which made the experience fully wholesome,” one visitor from Oslo wrote.
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“If I could have a dinner with anyone in the world, I would choose to have dinner with Gacek.” a fan commented.
Another fan wrote: “Fantastically handsome and superb fellow, Gacek graced us with his presence.” SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO
While Gacek is technically a street cat, he does have a wooden box with a comfy bed which he calls home. “I happily pose for pictures, but please don’t stroke me while I’m having a nap,” a note by his home says.
Although everyone in the neighborhood looks after him and takes good care of him, since he became internationally famous, too much attention and treats from his admirers has led him to put on some unhealthy weight. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO
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An animal shelter in the city has begged people to stop feeding him. While his chubbiness may make him seem cuter, obesity in animals like cats can cause major health issues.
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