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    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
    • Online conference Kitties Against Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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    Online conference "Kitties Against Coronavirus" in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

    The hosts of the conference, organised by the newspaper AiF, included prominent Russian animal tamers, vets, and even the Hermitage museum's resident oracle cat Achilles, known for predicting the outcome of sporting competitions.

    Can cats transmit coronavirus? How to keep a cat amid the pandemic? How to feed stray cats during the quarantine? These and many other questions have been answered at an online conference dubbed "Kitties against coronavirus" that took place in Saint Petersburg.

    To have a peak at its furry participants, check out Sputnik's photogallery put together especially for you.

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