The sculpture of Tombili

Sculpture of “Tombili”, Istanbul’s famous street cat to be inaugurated on October 4

Tombili (means “fat” or “fatty” in Turkish, in cute sense) was a street cat living in Kadikoy, a district of Istanbul at the Anatolian side. He became a social media phenomenon after after being photographed posing on a sidewalk. His iconic photo appeared on the viral site 9GAG. Unfortunately, Tombili died after a month-long illness on August 1, 2016.

Now, a sculpture created in memory of Tombili, created by sculptor Seval ┼×ahin, and it will be inaugurated on October 4 on World Animal Day, in the same place where the famous photo was taken.

Rest in peace, Tombili! You’ll never be forgotten.

The sculpture of Tombili
The sculpture of Tombili
Tombili and his sculpture
A sculpture created in memory of Tombili, created by sculptor Seval ┼×ahin, and it will be inaugurated on October 4 on World Animal Day, in the same place where the famous photo was taken.
Tombili, his sculpture and a cat
It seems Tombili’s friends has already started visiting the memorial.

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