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In Photos: Going cat-atonic at Tokyo temple

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A small beckoning cat figurine is seen placed on top of a large statue at Gotokuji Temple in Tokyo in this photo taken on June 25, 2019. According to a centuries-old legend provided by the temple, Gotokuji, a Buddhist temple located in the quiet neighborhood of Setagaya, is the birthplace of beckoning cats. The famous cat figurines are widely believed to bring good luck and prosperity to homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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