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Friday, January 22, 2010


Filed under: National and International News — Dr. Christopher Blackwell @ 01:29

While I am not a fan of cats per se, I do love the musical CATS and I also am an avid animal lover. Well, when I read this news from Japan today, it reminded me a lot of my favorite CATS cat: Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat! Take a look:

The next time you are waiting for a train at the Kinokawa’s Kishi Station in Japan, you better pay your respects to Tama: The Stationmaster Cat by curtsying before her and kissing her paw oh-so gently, because the pussy got a promotion!Japan Probe brings us the very important news that the train operator officially named Tama as their operating officer in a fancy ceremony the other day. This is the first time in history that a cat has held a high-powered executive level position at a railroad company:

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