January 19, 2021

Cat's Got Your Train


Cat's Got Your Train
Felix the cat is on the right track! User Dmitry Markov, VKontakte 

Every evening at 10:40 p.m., Felix the cat catches the Moscow to Pskov train at the Staraya Russa Station. Perhaps he has important business in the capital city, one might guess?

Not exactly; like most cats, this black-and-white-furred feline is mostly interested in just securing his next meal, and he has figured out an ingenious way to have it delivered right to him.

According to Dmitry Markov, a Russian photographer who shared this anecdote on his social media recently, all of the train attendants who work this route are familiar with Felix, and for several years now, they have made sure to prepare some sausage to toss out of the car for Felix when their paths cross in Staraya Russa.

As many Instagram commenters were quick to point out, it sure seems like Felix is rather religious about keeping his appointments at the train station, for he certainly does not appear to be an underfed animal.

It sounds like Felix has these train attendants trained

However, with the icy cold weather and no apparent warm bed for him to sleep in, perhaps Felix isn't the absolute luckiest kitty to have graced the Russian rail system. 

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