Strange raccoon pet

Strange raccoon pet

A neighbor of the ceramic studio adopted a pet raccoon eight years ago, and walks him on a leash. He doesn’t seem completely tame since the owner wears a thick glove and has shown off some scars. Apparently, he is the type of raccoon who can poop coffee beans. Fortunately, my Japanese is not good enough to ask his owner if he forces his pet to do that trick. I can, however, ask permission to take a photo.


  1. It is actually a “civet”–or ジャコウネコ. People used to harvest musk from its glands (not nice…).

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