A stitch in time saves nine ... lives?

Christopher Stoltz photographed a cat waiting by some sewing machines at a shop near the corner of South Main and West 8th streets in downtown Los Angeles. A cat casually lounging at a sewing shop made for a bizarre scene, he said.

Stoltz took this photo on Jan. 9 using a Leica M7.

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