A bakery in Japan has gone to the cats–they’ve baked up a new bread that will have all the kittehs (and kitteh lovahs) saying, “Mmmmm…meow!”
Writing about the crazy stuff that comes from our friends in Japan never gets old. I mean, what other job lets you write about costumed dancing Akitas or wine (non-alcoholic, of course) for cats or canine cosplay costumes? #bestjobever
The latest happens to be the cutest (or creepiest?) cat bread you’ll find. In fact, pretty sure it’s the only cat bread you’ll find! The Blue Jin Bakery and Cafe in Osaka is now baking and selling packages of bread shaped like cats. Why, you ask?
Who needs a reason? It’s crazy and it’s catty and that makes it all the rage.
The packages only have five slices and sell for about $3.15USD each, but the bakery only makes 40 loaves a day, so this will obviously be the biggest thing since Hello, Kitty! (See what we did there?) Found inside a tourist hot shot hotel, the Osaka Hankyu Hotel, visitors looking to buy the bread have to take the claws out to get one of the coveted loaves, which is exactly what the new bakery was going for.
But hey, in all honesty, customers say the sweet Ironeko Bread (cat in Japanese is ‘neko’) is made in a special way that gelatinizes the starches so it is nice and bouncy and kittylicious too. A win-win for both form and fashion!
Lori Ennis is a wife, mama and friend to all animals. A self-confessed “Hot Mess,” she lives wherever the Marine Corps takes her husband. Currently, that’s Maryland with her very spoiled Labrador Retriever-mix rescue pups and a ton of saltwater fish just tanking around. Lori’s family has fostered dogs for years, mostly Golden Retrievers, and knows no home is complete without an animal buddy (or seven)!