Fun Link Friday: Supernatural Cats

Are obsessions with cute cats and cat pics global across time and space? An article from September 2020 by Zack Davisson that appeared in Smithsonian Magazine takes a look at this phenomenon in Japan, at least, and explores the appearance of supernatural felines in Japanese art and culture.

Whether they’re shown as wearing clothes while having a party like your average person or looking like a demonic creature about to gobble you up, it’s fascinating to see how Japanese artists imagined these furry friends. So take a break from your day and head over to “Japan’s Love-Hate Relationship With Cats” to peek into the world of otherworldly felines!

Happy Friday!

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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