You've heard of the Cash Cab, now check out the cat cab!


I think most cab drivers have to be slightly eccentric people, just to deal with the daily toils of their job. Perhaps they compensate by annoying talking to their passengers nonstop, or possibly by doing other quirky things. This story deals with the latter. 

One man by the name of Mr. Hiraga in Wakayama City has turned his taxi into a completel catmobile, and has covered the entirety of his cab in 888 lucky cats. The decorations started twelve years ago when Mr. Hiraga bought a lucky cat at Kimii-dera temple. Hiraga then thought the single cat looked lonely, so he sought to add more.

If you're feeling adventurous and want to take a ride in Hiraga's cab, you can call him at 090-7965-2135, though speaking Japanese would probably make it a lot easier to get a ride! According to the news report, there were no mentions that he speaks any English.

Hit the jump to check out a news report on Hiraga's cat cab. It looks like fun!

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