The Stalingrad Cat
The following picture was taken at the World War 2 memorial site "Mamayev Kurgan" in the Russian city of Volgograd, formerly known as Stalingrad. I spotted this (probably) homeless cat roaming through the tourists, probably on the lookout for someone to feed her or for some leftovers. I followed her around for a while, and then she suddenly decided to be thirsty and drink from the site's central water baisin. The time frame for a picture was short, so I have this guy taking a picture of his pregnant wife in the background.
At first, I thought this couple would have ruined the picture, but after having looked at it for a while, I think it even adds something to the overall frame. There were a lot of people at that site that day, and everyone was taking pictures of something - most took pictures of the "Motherland Calls" statue (I have posted a picture in a different thread), some where taking selfies and some were taking pictures of their loved ones. And I was taking a picture of this stray cat, taking some sips out of the basin. And the cat? It didn't care at all.
As for some context, this is the baisin:
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