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Working cats: Station master

Cats are loved all over the world, but one place where they are particularly adored is in Japan. Did you know there is even a train station in Japan that has a cat as station master? Let's learn more about this cat station master! The time was 2004 and, according to,  due to declining use, the owners of the Kishigawa railroad line decided to close the line. However, local residents were eager for it to continue, and the Wakayama Electric Railway Co. took over the Kishigawa Line in 2006. When, they did, one of the issues that arose were cats that had been taken care of at a store close to Kishi Station. The owner of the store wanted to...

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