Besiktas charged after a cat wandered on to the pitch during the Champions League last-16 play with Bayern Munich in Istanbul.
Mayuko Matsumoto, 82, was found in her home covered in blood with about 20 cuts to her face.
Some 30 felines were brought on board a train in Gifu Prefecture by an NGO to organise the "purfect" Sunday commute. The event was held so more people adopt and fewer cats end up killed in efforts to reduce the stray population.
Tombili, the cat who launched many memes, will soon have a statue in her honour. Istanbul's love for felines and the challenge of managing the population of street cats can be traced through Tombili's story as told below.
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