Video of Man Blessing Cats in Russia Goes Viral

Posted in Cat Videos - Last Updated: April 2, 2016 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Videos 
Last Updated: April 2, 2016  
Author:  Jan Travell

A video of a man blessing cats during a religious procession at a monastery in the small Russia town of Kozelsk, has gone viral on Russian social networks. According to a spokesperson at the Optina Pustyn monastery, the man, who goes by the name of Kuzmich, has lived at the complex for more than 10 years.

Every day he performs the ritual of walking with the cats, blessing them and all the buildings at the monastery. According to locals the cats follow him around because he feeds and cares for them.

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Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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