THIS JUST IN: RIP To Station Master Tama

Sad news to report here, everyone. Tama, the Ultra Station Master and Operating Officer at Kishi Station in Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, passed away two days ago. Tama was featured several times here on C.O., from as far back as 2008.

Thanks to Mugino S.



  1. Saffron says:

    Aw d*mn. 😦 😦
    Rest in peace sweet Tama.

  2. SlaveToCat says:

    Tama is the Station Master for the Rainbow Bridge express line now.

  3. Mplsdeb says:


  4. According to the, she was 16.

  5. I has a sad. You did great work, Tama, and brought smiles to people around the world.

  6. Awww, Poor sweet kitty.

  7. Awww 😦

  8. Martine says:

    😥 rip tama chan…

  9. Nooooooooooo!!!!!!!! Scrolled down quickly and stopped ‘cos I thought it was gonna be another cute story about this cool kitteh and her cool train. Couldn’t be further from reality. Noooooooo!!!!!!!!

  10. Cynthia M says:

    Bless you, Tama.

  11. So, so sorry….. sweet dreams Tama!

  12. Darn it .. That ruins the day .. RIP Little one

  13. Amen @SlaveToCat

  14. She was so cool – RIP Tama!

    Don’t I recall from a previous article that she was training a little apprentice? Hopefully s/he will carry on Tama’s tradition of awesome.

  15. LunaChickFringe says:

    😦 RIP little station master. You are now in charge of the station at Rainbow Bridge.

  16. RIP Tama… brought so much joy to others. You were and will still be loved. Bless those of you who worked with or knew Tama personally. My heart goes out to you. ❤

  17. AWW 😥 Rest In Peace, dear sweet Tama 😥 You will be missed by all 😥

  18. Msadrakhall says:

    RIP >^..^< agree with Slavetocat, she has a new job at thr Rainbow Bridge 🌈🌉