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CAPS: The tale of Google Maps’ most popular fat cat


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Dear Reader, I normally disregard Google’s travel pointers, however when I check out that the leading draw was Gacek the cat I was interested. Apparently, the city of Szczecin, Poland, is getting popularity not for the castles, the National Museum, or nature parks however for Gacek.

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Gacek is a portly black-and-white tuxedo cat who ended up being the city’s primary ranked traveler destination on Google Maps. He got 5 out of 5 star in more than 4,000 evaluations. Gacek had actually lived individually on Kaszubska Street for about 7 years till a regional news station published a video including the friendly feline.

A naturally friendly man, Gacek ended up being the favorite of the regional shop owners, and it wasn’t long prior to they constructed a cat house for his grace. Of course, he ingratiated himself to everybody and life was simple. He has food, shelter, and attention.

After a YouTube video published over 800,000 views, Gacek ended up being a rock star. Amazingly, individuals started appearing to animal, feed, and photo him. It did not stop there, since fans introduced an Instagram account with countless fans and just recently produced a Facebook page. He is likewise on YouTube.

Although Gacek has actually had numerous deals to end up being a homebody, he will not let anybody adopt him. He enjoys his area on the street in the middle of the city, and he is the thoughtful ambassador of his street.

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Unfortunately, popularity has actually impacted his waist, so storekeepers put a transfer his home advising visitors to leave packaged treats with neighboring shop owners who fill his bowl early morning and night.

One remark I check out from an admirer made me laugh, “I traveled three hours to be ignored and, I would do it all over again.” Chow to Gacek!


We have 3 charming puppies, one four-month female, 2 males, 6- and eight-month old.

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All our infants require foster houses, and we require volunteers to end up being fosters.


  • Garage sale products for our spring sale. We require gently-used devices, furnishings, treadmills, and various products. We do not require clothes. Call 775-423-7500 to have your products got.
  • Volunteers to foster animals. Call 775-423-7500 for information.
  • Aluminum cans. We will get your cans; provide us a call at 775-423-7500. You can likewise drop them off at CAPS.


The fantastic folks who provided Mikey and Sadie both senior dogs a home. Pooch smooches to you!

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CAPS is open to the general public on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We recommend visits for adoptions and food kitchen.

April 28-29 at The Oasis Church for the spring yard sale.

Coming quickly! Bark in the Park is June 3. Mark your calendars.


  • March vacation: National Animal Poison Prevention Week.
  • You can sponsor an adoption by paying part or complete adoption charges.
  • Due to increasing expenses in shelter and veterinary care, we have actually changed our adoption charges. Dog adoptions are $150 for female $125 for male. Cat adoptions are $100 for female $80 for male. All adoptees are healthy, spayed/neutered, cracked, and have all needed shots.
  • If you would like a newsletter, call 775-423-7500 or email
  • CAPS’ mailing address is P.O. Box 5128, Fallon, NV 89407. CAPS’ contact number is 775-423-7500. CAPS’ email address is Please check out the CAPS website ( and Facebook page (Churchill Animal Protection Society). Be sure to “Like” CAPS on Facebook since we are likeable.
  • Over the Rainbow: If you would like your animal kept in mind send out his/her name and a brief description to

Kathleen Williams-Miller, a CAPS volunteer, is at

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