Tag Archives: cat

Today’s watercolor: Maneki Neko!

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Today’s Watercolor: Hello Kitty n’est pas un chat

The internet veritably exploded today with the news that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat. Christine Yano, an anthropologist from the University of Hawaii, is currently curating an upcoming Hello Kitty retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum, … Continue reading

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Nyan-Cat Tattoos, Part II

Recently I posted a picture of a Nyan-Cat Tattoo. Well, it turns out there’s more where that came from!

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Happy Birthday, Maru!

Japan is pretty darn good at cute, and this may in fact be

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Necomimi Cat Ears UPDATE

We have some new information about the Necomimi! The company producing them seems pretty slammed, even overwhelmed by all the attention they’ve been getting, but hopefully it will motivate them to get the

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Necomimi – the Communicative Cat Ears

Well, apparently it’s the future! The Japanese company Neurowear has come out with a pair of fuzzy cat ears that claim to read the wearer’s brain

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Nyantomo: The Kitty-Shaped Hot Water Bottle

Do you wish you had a cat, but your apartment doesn’t allow pets? Do you you crave the warmth of a furry friend, but hate cleaning up after living creatures other than yourself? Well, has Japan got the product for … Continue reading

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