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A Cardboard Mecha For A Cat

Cats love nestling in cardboard boxes. While the jury is out on whether they like actual mecha, felines certainly seem into cardboard ones. At least this one does.


Twitter user Kyoryu Kuramo designed and then created a cardboard mecha out of cat food cardboard boxes.


As you do.

Cool, huh?


The entry door.


Inside, there are snacks.


Since this is mecha is for cats, it’s built for things like “sleeping” and “doing nothing.”


It’s like the cardboard mecha is getting repairs.


Talks are already underway for a second model.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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