Old, Grumpy, Japanese Man Cat


I’m working on another post, but with that comes procrastination, and with that, comes Japanese cat videos. I can’t take credit for this one, though. Viet found this one, then commented about it on Erin’s photo blog, and then Erin showed it to me. This is 100% pure fat Japanese cat gold, though. There are a ton of videos, which I’m about to relay here (some of these don’t allow me to embed, so you’ll have to click through to see them).

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Now, even though this cat is sitting on its butt and looks like a grumpy, fat, drunk, old Japanese dude, it’s actually only 5.4kg (just under 12 pounds), which isn’t that heavy. This cat consists of a lot of fur, aparently, as you’ll see in the next video. It’s the shampoo diet!

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Dang, this cat looks really sad. What amazes me about this cat is that it puts up with everything. And when I say everything, I really mean everything.

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The can’ts name is shiro-buu (白ブー), where 白 means white, and ブー is probably referring to its weight (that’s kind of a guess, let me know if I’m wrong!). Let’s see what else Shiro-buu tolerates.

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Not only is Shiro-buu wearing bunny ears, but that’s a little pink wig underneith. Makes me want to get a cat and dress it up, though I imagine most cats aren’t as patient. I guess this cat does have the good life sometimes…

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Here we see Shiro-buu underneath the kotatsu (a low table with a futon, and a heat source underneath). That’s a smart (and very warm cat). When he’s not lazing about, he’s sitting about, getting fed by humans.

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Or hanging out inside of boxes… I don’t imagine he could get out of that thing on his own…

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And, luckily it does get some exercise, sometimes, though it is attached to a leash.

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So, there you have it. The product of procrastination. You’ll never see a better cat post here, at least not anytime soon. Back to work for me! If you fancy this post, please give it a tweet or stumble! This cat is oh so stumbly. Here’s the rest of the videos. High quality regularly updated cat goodness.