From The Telegraph: “Hugo the giant Galapagos tortoise gives a ride to an Indian star tortoise at the Australian Reptile Park, New South Wales, Australia. Picture: Rex Features.” Thanks to Arne, who added, “If not a ‘Headline This,’ then at least a ‘Mom Taxi.'” Good CALL, Arne!
We continue our Japan-centric (as if you hadn’t guessed) C.O. Cat Café World Tour with a stop in Northern Tokyo. This spot is called, er, “Hand of the Cat.” No, we don’t know why. Japan-based correspondent Robb S. wrote up his visit for his website, and you can find his report here.
When You Go™:
Hours: 11am-8pm daily.
Address: Kashiwa City, Chiba, Kashiwa 3-7-21, Shiina Bldg 401. (Robb promises it’s in that building..somewhere.)
If you happen to find yourself, say, in St. John’s, Newfoundland (it could happen!) and are looking for some nightlife, you’ll find it here. At Junco’s Pub, the seediest bar in St. John’s.* This fly-by-night joint is open 24/7. (FYI: you have to be a bird to get in.) When it has customers, here’s how it looks:
And here’s the live stream- check and see if anyone’s
tossing back a cold one stopping by for some seeds. (Click the button to start it up.)
And here’s how Junco’s came to be:
“Saw this kitty napping at a souvenir stand in Poʻipū (Kauaʻi island in Hawaii,)” says Barbra B. Up next: C.O. Cat Café World Tour heads to Northern Tokyo.
At this point, that hardly seems important. The powers of this one are formidable. Resistance, as the old saying goes, is quite futile.
Smedley found this on Pinterest.
SOMEone’s a bit on the sleppy side, wouldn’t you say? (Thrown off by yesterday’s holiday.)
Agent Romanoff glanced furtively about. The man in the tortoise-shell glasses, pretending to read the paper — she’d seen him once before, in Tangiers. So they were onto her at last. There would be others, she knew, watching her every move. Now she would need her wits about her if she hoped to smuggle the kitten to Moscow for debriefing.
“On offer, for your consideration: Bink de Ruyter.
I have lost count on how many Rules apply, but there is definitely:
Please? Pretty please? With toebeans on top?
Love from The Netherlands, Annemieke & Bink de Ruyter.”