- Two cats have been trying to get inside the Onomichi Museum of Art in Japan for two years.
- Security guards at the entrance do their best to keep them out.
- The museum’s Twitter account documents the cats’ attempts and people are rooting for them.
For two years, an orange cat named Gosaku and a black cat named Ken-Chan have been determined to visit the Onomichi Museum of Art in Japan. For two years, their plot has been foiled by the museum‘s security guard.
SoraNews24 reports that the museum hosted an exhibition of cat photography by Mitsuaki Iwago back in 2016, which is when Gosaku and Ken-Chan decided that they absolutely could not miss it.
— むくすけ (@mukusuke) June 26, 2016
— むくすけ (@mukusuke) June 28, 2016
The museum’s official Twitter account continues to document the cats’ ill-fated attempts to get inside.
— 尾道市立美術館 (@bijutsu1) November 12, 2018
— 尾道市立美術館 (@bijutsu1) November 11, 2018
— 尾道市立美術館 (@bijutsu1) November 1, 2018
The security guard gives them the occasional pat on the head or scratch behind the ears, but ultimately has to do his job.
— 尾道市立美術館 (@bijutsu1) October 27, 2018
— 尾道市立美術館 (@bijutsu1) October 31, 2018
The Onomichi has even incorporated the cats into their gift shop souvenirs.
the museum made the black cat into a tote bag in their gift shop lol pic.twitter.com/Vmtej83Zlg
— main line mom (@snickidoodlee) November 14, 2018
Humans of Twitter have taken up their case.
Why can't they go in?! I'll pay for their admission!
— AshPop (@BarbiturateCat) November 14, 2018
Just a couple cats trying to educate themselves. Be cool, museum.
— Melanie SEASON FOUR Scrofano (@MelanieScrofano) November 14, 2018
Hire them. Clearly, they want to be guides.
— M.T. Noah (@LearnAllTheStuf) November 14, 2018
LET THE CATS ENJOY THE MUSEUM
— Mommy, a real person (@MommyIsAPerson) November 14, 2018
Someone get these guys a sitcom already.
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