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    Cats fight rats at Russian museum

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    One of the largest art galleries in the world is relying on feline power to keep it rodent-free.

    For more than 200 years, cats have had a full-time job at the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

    Today, a new generation of about 60 felines live in the building, the proud descendents of a long line of Aristo-cats.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker went on a prowl with the rat catchers in Saint Petersburg.