Immigrants come from all over the world. Sima, a Maine Coon cat, originally grew up in Belarus, roaming around the forests and lakes of the former Soviet republic. Now Sima has found a home in New York.

After eleven years in Belarus, Sima made the move to New York where she enjoys sitting outside, sharing the sunshine with her neighbors. If you’re worried about immigrants coming to your country, just think of immigrants like Sima and realize that most immigrants simply want a better life even if that immigrant happens to be a cat.

To read more about the cat from Belarus who now lives in New York, click here.