Upon a cape extending from the Isle of Cyprus, there formerly stood a monastery, whose monks were solemnly bound to keep cats to destroy the snakes infesting the island. When a certain bell rang the cats came to their meals, and then set forth again in pursuit of the reptiles. The monastery and cats were destroyed by the Turks, who conquered the island towards the close of the sixteenth century; but, for many years after, the cape was called "Cat Cape."
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That cape is still called Cat Cape. It turns out that monastery was rebuilt and is called Saint Nicholas of The Cats, with a nod to the critters that have been kicking around there for close to two millenia now. I found an article with photos here.