JAPAN-ANIMAL-NEW YEAR-SHRINE : News Photo

JAPAN-ANIMAL-NEW YEAR-SHRINE

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A cat and its owner pass through a sacred straw made ring, while a Shinto priest (R) looks on, before a purification ceremony for pets at the Ichigaya Kamegaoka-Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on January 13, 2013. Some 500 pets and their owners visit at the shrine to celebrate for the New Yaer and pray for their animal's health and happiness. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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A cat and its owner pass through a sacred straw made ring, while a Shinto priest (R) looks on, before a purification ceremony for pets at the Ichigaya Kamegaoka-Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on January 13, 2013. Some 500 pets and their owners visit at the shrine to celebrate for the New Yaer and pray for their animal's health and happiness. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 13, 2013
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A cat and its owner pass through a sacred straw made ring while a... News Photo 159383437Animal,Ceremony,Domestic Cat,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Looking,Making,Owner,Passing,Pets,Priest,Pure,Ring,Shinto,Shrine,Spirituality,Straw,Tokyo PrefecturePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA cat and its owner pass through a sacred straw made ring, while a Shinto priest (R) looks on, before a purification ceremony for pets at the Ichigaya Kamegaoka-Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on January 13, 2013. Some 500 pets and their owners visit at the shrine to celebrate for the New Yaer and pray for their animal's health and happiness. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)