While the captain of the Russian river cruise ship Nikolai Chernyshevsky gives orders, two employees do not follow the commands and continue sleeping.Press photos / VODOHOD Company
The cruise ship, owned by the company VODOHOD, is plying the waters from Moscow to St. Petersburg and back. It is famous for a couple of feline workers: two cats that have become local stars.Press photos / VODOHOD Company
One cat is called Botsman (left), which is Russian for 'boatswain'.Press photos / VODOHOD Company
The other cat’s name is Matros, (Russian for "deckhand").Press photos / VODOHOD Company
During the winter the cats live in the captain’s home. It is no coincidence that his name is Vladimir Kotin (‘kot’ in Russian is ‘cat’).Press photos / VODOHOD Company
The passengers’ beloved pets are often seen sleeping in the captain’s deckhouse. Each cat has its own outfit, but Botsman mainly prefers to play with his peak cap instead of wearing it.Press photos / VODOHOD Company
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