An Easy Way To Turn Your Cat into Totoro

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All you need are some paper cut-outs, maybe some googly eyes, and a cat. Don’t forget the cat! That’s very important.

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For a while now, Twitter users in Japan have noted that the backs of cats look like Totoro from the iconic Studio Ghibli movie My Neighbor Totoro.

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Whaddaya think?

If you can’t see it, maybe some cut outs will help.

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Ah, there we go.

Recently, Twitter user Tuna Melt just added some googly-eyes, tweeting out the following photos—which have seen been retweeted over 12,000 times.

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Illustration for article titled An Easy Way To Turn Your Cat into Totoro
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Illustration for article titled An Easy Way To Turn Your Cat into Totoro

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As Japanese site Curazy points out, this looks like the smaller sized Totoros, which are usually white. If you have a white cat, then try it when that! If you don’t, that’s okay. I won’t judge.

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