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Buried Alive

They buried me alive before breakfast. My shallow grave had been dug already; the quiet man in the blue coat simply lied me down inside, pressed my legs tightly together, and pushed my arms against my sides. I lay in place silently, a willing corpse, listening to the terrible crunch of the shovel as the…

Do cats go to heaven? Do you ever miss your dead cats? Do you ever wish you could commune with them one last time? Let them really know how much you miss them? I found out where you can—in Japan. Nekogami Jinja (the Cat’s God Shrine) is part of the vast gardens at Sengan-en, the…