A Devout Cat Lives At The Hagia Sophia In Istanbul

The Hagia Sophia was built in Turkey 1,475 years ago, and is now a museum dedicated to preserving its history as both an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral and an Imperial Mosque (1453–1931). There remains a worshipper among the flood of tourists – a derpy cat named Gli. (Thanks, Ali)

The Hagia Sophia

Julian Finney / Getty Images

He is pricelessly cross-eyed.

A lifetime of reverence can induce perma-derp.

He particularly enjoys basking in blessed light and warmth.

Here he is, contemplating how God can be found in everything.

He even shared his wisdom with President Obama!

He preaches the gospel of sunny spots and petting.

Here, he is lost in prayer.

Sharing his divine grace with tourists.

“Sit with me,” he urges.

Check out more articles on!

  Your Reaction?


    Here Are The Top Stories
    • President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday a plan that is considered to be "the strongest action ever taken" in the U.S. to combat climate change.
    • Undocumented immigrants living in Britain will face abrupt eviction from rental properties under new laws designed to reduce the UK's appeal as a migrant destination.
    • California Gov. Jerry Brown called for a state of emergency as wildfires burned thousands of acres by Sunday and forced hundreds of evacuations.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing