Gli the cat lives in Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia. In 2009, Barack Obama even took the time to pet Gli while visiting the city. However, Gli originally lived in a museum that was going to be turned into a mosque, making everyone wonder if Gli would be allowed to stay.

Happily, whether the home is a museum or a mosque, Gli is welcome to continue living there. After all, what would the building be without a cat even if it is a mosque?

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