Cat gets mayoral nomination

Residents in Barnaul, Siberia are petitioning for a cat to be named mayor after growing increasingly disillusioned by human politicians.

Cat gets mayoral nomination

Barnaul residents are petitioning for a cat to be named mayor.

Locals in the Siberian city are said to be growing so frustrated with human politicians that they want Barsik the cat to lead the city's government, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reports.

Pensioner Yevgeny Kuznetsov said: "People don't know who to trust any more. They have come to the conclusion that they can't trust the authorities."

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