London Cathedral cat immortalized in stone


LONDON (Reuters) – A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years.

‘Doorkins Magnificat’, affectionately named after the door she entered in Southwark Cathedral and a song sung in the church, has had her face carved in stone as a corbel. 

Doorkins will be among those celebrating International Cat Day on Thursday.

The decision to choose Doorkins for the carving was made by students, who also chose local heroes, suffragette Evelyn Sharp and police officer Wayne Marques, who…



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