The story of hiring a red cat for Lviv literary-memorial Museum of Ivan Franko ended with “happy end” – today after the final session of the competitive Commission, the Museum acquired its tailed mascot.
We will remind, recently the Internet blew up the vacancy announcement for the Museum’s cat mascot in Lviv. Looking for a red male, 6-8 months old. This is the cat, according to the memoirs of contemporaries, Franco, was from the famous writer.
“The competition was crazy – we received over 20 resumes from cats from all over the country — from Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kyiv. But the choice fell on hereditary Galician — 6-month-old kitten Archie from a local shelter, told us the Museum Director Bogdan Tijolos. Archie lived in the basement of the house where it took one very kind and helpful family. But since his leave could not, the cat got at a local veterinary clinic. There four months, nursed by volunteers and offered his candidacy for the position of Museum mascot”.
Immediately after the appointment caudate employee brought into the work place. Now Archie will have to change your name to Purring — that was the name of the cat in the poem, the tale of Ivan Franko’s “Lys Mykyta”. Yet animal plan to settle in the memorial house of Franco. “And when he adjusts, I hope he will conduct tours along with guides. We even joke: promotion! Tour of the cat at the price of the tour without a cat,” says Tijolos.
Archie is purring has become a celebrity in social networks had developed their own hashtag #Stfrank.
And the Museum staff are calling all fans tailed mascot to help him settle in the new house: “Murica urgently needed: a bed, a collar (GPS), a leash for walks and box for travelling, WC-the litter, dishes and food”