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Kama no Neko



A clowder of cats moved into the kiln during the fall/winter of 2005. Quite literally. I had left the sutema open from the 5th firing and they decided it made good living quarters. I've since built them some high up cat houses and ramps but I've left a little opening for them to get into the kiln. They love it in there so much, I can't refuse them. Besides, the kiln god was first to care for them, I'm sure they all want to visit with each other from time to time.
anagama kiln's cats Big Nugget (10:00), Stripe (2:00), Spot (6:00), Silver (smack dab in the middle)

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anagama kiln's cats Big Nugget (L), Stripe (R)

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anagama kiln's cats Stripe (licking Big Nugget), Silver (R), Big Nugget (L under Stripe), Spot (almost invisible in the shadows to the left, look for his ear)

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anagama kiln's cats Stubbs lacks tongue control.

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anagama kiln's cats Shadow Cat.

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anagama kiln's cats Silver on the studio step.

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anagama kiln's cats Little Nugget also lacks tongue control when sleeping.

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anagama kiln's cats Little Nugget. All the cats love the sutema.

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anagama kiln's cats More Cat Carpet.

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