Shaved Cats

ShavedCat1

Puss In Boots

Okay, I know it’s summertime, and in Japan that means we all wish we could go around without fur, but how weird is it that there are whole sections in Japanese cat magazines devoted to fashionable fur-cuts?

ShavedCat2

This one is supposed to look like the king of beasts, but the royal we are not fooled.

ShavedCat3

Okay, this one is not so bad. If I was this kitteh, I would not feel the need to hide under the sofa until my hair grew back.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

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