Ancient Japan, Cats, Creative Writing, Family Pet, Gotokuji Temple, Legend of the Waving Cat, Maneki Neko, Samurai, Social Interest, Temples
Waving Cat statues/ornaments. Named
Maneki Neko. Japanese
Nomened Yores in Deeds. Our Type so writ aboves. Below
indeed Imaged many. Maneki
so seems. Seemingly
Cats are also quite venerated. Within All so many
Egypt,.. one prime example. So too in Japan. Our
Sciences in Our World. Legends tell so
have. Clawed their way well into
the Domesticated. Cat Culture. By well as
givings the Title oft. Of Felis Catus
in Deed. So in
Waving In Yore Cats. Our
sharp clawed Yore Templed Guardians. By
so examining the past. Evidence it seems Cats. So
have LET US. Adopt Them as a Pet for some.
12,000+ yrs. +
A Sanurai Approaches…
…Bad Weather Too. To
say notably begins. Ending ups noting.
There was little of note in the air. At first, that told
of impending change in. Weather. This day,
thus far, so clear tho’ mild. Noticing
The country path-ways and surrounds were
green, quite busy, each off too. To their appointed
tasks and chores. There it seemed. Seemingly
The noted Samurai though, stopped. Still
in His tracks, adjustings the collar.
A sharp wind so chilled the neck.
Something,.. somewhere felt off. Of
so + like a distant. Enemy who approaches.
Then, even that. This fleeting fancy,.. also
fled. All so
a matter of some. Urgency called for Him to
Far + long this day. Howevers- Now
a storm approached.
A Feudal Lord of Edo. Japan was
His Ways so seems. Moving
on now, a lil more purposeful. Hurriedly,.. onto
the well-trodden. Path slowly curved, turned
so revealings a large. Gateway ahead some ways. Means
Already indeed on His planned route,..
fortune and luck in Deed. Shelter, sanctuary too. To
Timely shelter +
the company of renowned
Buddhist. Priests as well. Well as
Their well stocked Libraries, Gardens + that. This
of Mountain born. Tea.
Those first. Large rain-drops splattered
collar and more.
Sky + clouds rumbled above.
Ahead, the Temple
darkened. So becomings
misted, nestled in His. Sight
as He head-tilted too. To angle rain sluices below +
away. A Temple Cat ran under a side porch cover. He
had no. Umbrella packed. As
quickly turning moist. Grounds
squelching so underfoot. His
eyes narrowed. Movements
so catching of. Eye
JUST WAVED,.. TO ME.?.
The Samurai stopped. Again
stopped still- + so watched indeed. In Deed
The Temple Cat was.?. Waving Him On.?.
The TEMPLE CAT,.. HAD WAVED.?.
Waved His Way overs also. All so
A Cat that waves a… way. Over
The Wonder, He smiled and nodded. So
Remembering His earlier thoughts,..
surely, knowingly. Veering that Ways-
Slightly off-path this. Cat so Waved Him on. In
and now. Under cover.
CAT COVER CONVENIENCE
that is. Is that-
As The Samurai slid too. To a stop + so turned. Back
then a massive Lightning. Bolt
He originally headed, was and had been. Going
till that Wave in Deed. Indeed
as He took in this last few. Minutes
His grin took. On further knowing.
Turning at last Face too. To face,..
mano ā mano…?…
mano ā cato…
per se indeed. Sayings
then “… Thanks in Deeds Temple Guardian. Thankyou
Maneki Neko…” +
Smiling as The Cat did that. Their
waltz so encirclings so around Our. Legs. Collar
Bell tinkling a Tune.
Still Smiling as then. That Cat Waver
so led. The Ways in. Out
abouts arounds in Japan.?.
For those with. An cattywise laden interest: When
in Japan too. To Go To
Two Ways. One: Tokyu Setagaya Line too. To Miyanosaka
Station 5-7 min walk. Or so: Two:
From Tokyo too. To Shinjuku go…
then Cat-slink onwards too. To Odakyu
catty-cachoo-choo Train-Line oft. Of Hon-Atsugi bound,..
… so directly + with Cat-like. Reflexes,..
get off at… Our GOTOKUJI Station. Catwalk
again,.. 7-10 mins that’s all… You’re
there. As long as You don’t have. Catnip +
go the long wronged. Ways
arounds abouts there. Cats.
Their Temple. There Their Wavings
so at You. There Be
Cats. Guardians lightning quick
in Deeds. Indeed
This Honarium. Petted Place so only app. 1/2hr
Open usually everyday,.. 6am-6pm.
Entrance free,.. waving back is optional, +
giving… is up to you.
A Templed Guardian Cat. Waving
those Ways rightfully left too. To Safety
in Deeds in Our World. Legends
endings Taled indeed. Well as
so writ next 24/3:
Our Mica. Yore Mica. Pyramid Mica.?.