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Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

AP  |  St. Petersburg 

Russia's famed Hermitage Museum has chosen one of its resident cats to predict the of an upcoming international football tournament.

From Saturday to July is hosting the Confederations, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup.



St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum on Thursday unveiled Achilles, a white moggy who will be offered two different plates before each game to predict the Confederations Cup

The Hermitage is currently home to some 50 cats which live in the museum's cellars and catch mice. Cats were introduced to the Hermitage, then the imperial Winter Palace, by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Catherine the Great officially made the cats guards of the royal picture gallery.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Russia's famed Hermitage Museum has chosen one of its resident cats to predict the results of an upcoming international football tournament. From Saturday to July Russia is hosting the Confederations, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum on Thursday unveiled Achilles, a white moggy who will be offered two different plates before each game to predict the Confederations Cup results. The Hermitage is currently home to some 50 cats which live in the museum's cellars and catch mice. Cats were introduced to the Hermitage, then the imperial Winter Palace, by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Catherine the Great officially made the cats guards of the royal picture gallery. Russia's famed Hermitage Museum has chosen one of its resident cats to predict the of an upcoming international football tournament.

From Saturday to July is hosting the Confederations, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup.

St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum on Thursday unveiled Achilles, a white moggy who will be offered two different plates before each game to predict the Confederations Cup

The Hermitage is currently home to some 50 cats which live in the museum's cellars and catch mice. Cats were introduced to the Hermitage, then the imperial Winter Palace, by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Catherine the Great officially made the cats guards of the royal picture gallery.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Russia's famed Hermitage Museum has chosen one of its resident cats to predict the of an upcoming international football tournament.

From Saturday to July is hosting the Confederations, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup.

St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum on Thursday unveiled Achilles, a white moggy who will be offered two different plates before each game to predict the Confederations Cup

The Hermitage is currently home to some 50 cats which live in the museum's cellars and catch mice. Cats were introduced to the Hermitage, then the imperial Winter Palace, by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Catherine the Great officially made the cats guards of the royal picture gallery.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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