Eventually, Ken-chan brought along a friend, a ginger cat the museum staff named Go-chan. And the cats’ fan club is only growing. The museum began making merchandise featuring the two cats’ likenesses and, in the wake of their internet fame, has been struggling to keep up with demand.
It seems unfair to keep paw-fiting off these cats’ frustrations without offering some kind of reward. Perhaps it’s time the museum finally let them in.