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Offline Gandalf Lundgren

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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2805 on: July 01, 2013, 03:21:16 AM »


Tama was born in Kinokawa, Wakayama, and was raised with a group of stray cats that used to live close to Kishi Station. They were regularly fed by passengers and by the (at that time) informal station manager Toshiko Koyama. The station was almost shut down in 2004 because its financial problems, due to its uncertain future, Koyama adopted Tama. Eventually the decision to shut down the station was withdrawn after the citizens demanded it stay open. In April 2006, the Wakayama Electric Railway destaffed all stations on the Kishigawa Line to cut costs. Station masters were selected from employees of local businesses near each station, and Koyama was officially chosen as the station manager. In January 2007, railway officials decided to officially name Tama the station master. As station master, her primary duty is to greet passengers. The position comes with a station master's hat; in lieu of a salary, the railway provides Tama with free cat food.


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2806 on: July 01, 2013, 07:30:42 AM »


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2807 on: July 03, 2013, 02:37:07 AM »
To dispel some of the misconceptions about head injuries you have developed from watching movies and TV, I wrote this: ...Some Information on Head Injury Effects


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2808 on: July 04, 2013, 03:04:43 AM »
If you wish to ruin the impact of the above pic, open the spoiler:
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To dispel some of the misconceptions about head injuries you have developed from watching movies and TV, I wrote this: ...Some Information on Head Injury Effects


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2809 on: July 04, 2013, 03:36:43 AM »
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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2810 on: July 04, 2013, 05:38:55 AM »
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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2811 on: July 04, 2013, 06:24:21 AM »
WAR KITTENS!




Or navy kittens at least.


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2812 on: July 04, 2013, 10:17:39 AM »
Goes back to the tradition of the ship's cat.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship%27s_cat

That top pic is of Convoy, who was lost with his crew when they were sunk by a U-boat. The article has lots of other examples, and they're not all happy endings for the kitties, be warned.

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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2813 on: July 04, 2013, 10:25:58 AM »
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Now that you made me look more closely.

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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2814 on: July 04, 2013, 03:52:23 PM »
The Houston zoo make a frozen snack for the local male cougar.




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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2815 on: July 07, 2013, 05:39:55 PM »




Apparently in Japan, cats hanging around convenience stores is a 'problem'.  There's more pics here: Welcome to Kitty Mart

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To dispel some of the misconceptions about head injuries you have developed from watching movies and TV, I wrote this: ...Some Information on Head Injury Effects


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2816 on: July 07, 2013, 06:02:49 PM »


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2817 on: July 07, 2013, 06:38:40 PM »


"OK, I'm starting to think it's not an automatic door, but just in case, let's find more guys."


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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2818 on: July 08, 2013, 04:09:09 PM »
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Re: The adorable pictures thread.
« Reply #2819 on: July 08, 2013, 04:17:22 PM »
Kitty!
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