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Bits and Pieces

Some quickies for a slow Thursday.

First, a prediction I got right. In talking about Google’s addition of automatic tagging to their Photo app, I said… 705 more words



Z žalostjo pišem tale post… 22.06.2015 nas je zapustila 16 letna (skoraj 80 mačjih let) Tama zaradi težav s srcem. Mnogi od vas ste verjetno že slišali zanjo. 147 more words

Honorable Eternal Stationmaster, Tama

June 22, 2015 was a sad day for those of us who are fans of the late station master, Tama. An adorable female calico cat who single-handedly saved “an obscure Japanese railway line from financial ruin.” All simply by greeting passengers of… 150 more words


Tama the Cat becomes a Deity

The story of Tama, the stray cat turned stationmaster at Kishi Station in Wakayama, has caught the attention of UK media for the incredible reaction towards her death at the age of 16. 146 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Over 3,000 Mourners Brought Flowers And Tuna For Japan's 'Goddess' Cat That Served As Railway's Stationmaster Before Death

in Japan was struggling to remain profitable in 2007 when Tama the tabby cat was appointed Stationmaster.

Suddenly things began to turn around.

The notion of a cat serving as a stationmaster seems pretty bizarre, and other people thought so too. 162 more words

Beloved Japanese Cat 'Elevated to Status of Goddess' at Lavish Funeral

The beloved rail station cat who died in Japan last week had a funeral fit for a goddess.

Rail officials and thousands of fans attended the funeral for Tama, … 98 more words

Honorable Eternal Stationmaster Tama's Funeral

Tama the feline stationmaster’s funeral was held this afternoon at Kishi station, which was attended by 3000 fans. Wakayama Electric Railway president Mitsunobu Kojima said Tama “emerged like a savior, and that he is honored to have worked with her”. 88 more words