Many of the UK's towns and cities are blighted by racist graffiti, but photos have emerged of someone's rather creative way to cover up racist messaging scrawled across walls and lampposts in Manchester.
Spread purrs not hate
Cat stickers have been popping up all across the city covering racist messages. Along with a picture of a beautiful tabby cat, the stickers say:
Although no one knows exactly who is responsible for putting up the feline stickers, it's believed the stickers originate from an anti-fascist organisation in Australia.
Residents and visitors to the city have welcomed the sight of the cute kitty replacing inflammatory racist slurs.
Replace racists with cats?
One person told the Metro:
Another person added,
We think it's a pawfect idea!