Ukrainian City’s ‘Cat Mayor’ Rises to TikTok Fame

Levchyk the feline went from residing on the roads of a western Ukrainian city to winning a spot in the mayor’s workplace— and also rose to internet popularity at the same time.

The city of Lviv invited its so-called “feline mayor” in fall 2020 after the roaming was saved from a tree near City Hall. It had not been long before Mayor Andriy Sadovyi’s workplace developed a social media sites existence for the brand-new authorities.

The brown tabby cat, whose name is the small form of “lion” in Ukrainian, currently articles TikTok videos that obtain thousands of hundreds of views. The “pet cat mayor” appreciates comparable focus on Instagram.

The high-level pet cat routinely blog posts video clips as well as pictures where he fulfills other authorities or plays in the office.

During his time in office he has already fulfilled with the UN Resident and also Humanitarian Coordinator, welcomed the Belgian delegation and was welcomed by the acting U.S. ambassador.

Levchyk’s Instagram account also collaborates with the city’s vet facility which helps find homes for stray pets.

When he’s not active carrying out his main responsibilities, Levchyk does what all cats like to do: chases after his tail, rests on the mayor’s files as well as poses for memes.

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