In the 19th century, it is not known who set up the sculptures of cats on the roofs of buildings in New York

Nobody knows exactly where on the rooftops of New York took sculptures of cats, some believe that in the 19th century they were established specifically to attract more customers to the stores or entertain children. Others believe that the sculptures were installed in order to scare the pigeons.

Sculptures remain in place until now, some residents personally wipe and decorate them. There are legends that the cat protect residents from criminals, and even architect Tom Adams adds sculptures of cats in a building designed by them as a kind of artistic signature.



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