Tama the cat: 3,000 attend elaborate funeral for Japan’s feline stationmaster
Follow up to last posty, R.I.P. Tama the Stationmaster Cat
3000 mourners attended the Shinto-style funeral of Tama who has ascended to the status of a Shinto goddess and been awarded the title of Honourable Eternal Stationmaster of Kishi station.
Tama will be enshrined at a nearby shrine for cats in August, according to Mitsunobu Kojima, president of the Wakayama Electric Railway.