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Japan Tama-chan

Mourned, elevated as goddess

22 Jun, 2015

Tama¬†is mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at her funeral. In a portrait decorating the altar, Tama poses in a stationmaster’s hat and a dark blue cape. Sake, as well as watermelon, apples, cabbage and other fruits and vegetables are presented to the cat.¬†Wakayama Electric Railway President Mitsunobu Kojima thanks the cat for her achievement:

Tama-chan really emerged like a savior, a goddess. It was truly my honor to have been able to work with her.