I visited Istanbul, Turkey, in April 2012.
Among other things, the city has lots of well-fed cats.
After I got home to California, I watched the Young Indiana Jones episode
"Istanbul 1918" again and these three scenes sure looked authentic:
On Monday April 10, 2009, a famous visitor got to meet one of the city's cats
at the Hagia Sophia Museum, the former Byzantine Church:
The museum is normally closed on Mondays so the visitors would not have impacted tourists.
I met this one on my trip there:
He does look like he owns the Hagia Sophia.