by Max Barry

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Largest Mining Sector: 16,666thMost Patriotic: 20,247thLargest Black Market: 20,731st
The Cat of
Authoritarian Democracy
Disharmony, like a cat, gets everywhere
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population3.955 billion

CapitalCattery 081


The Cat of Cat081 is a massive, efficient nation, remarkable for its zero percent divorce rate, enslaved workforce, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed population of 3.955 billion Cat081ians are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cattery 081. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 46.1%.

The strong Cat081ian economy, worth 245 trillion Mice a year, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Woodchip Exports, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 62,117 Mice, with the richest citizens earning 5.6 times as much as the poorest.

The once prosperous capital is in utter decline, weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments, it's rare to find an unchewed pencil, and funeral directors are frequently looking at their watches during funerals. Crime, especially youth-related, is almost non-existent, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Cat081's national animal is the Cat, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Cat081 is ranked 149,225th in the world and 4,019th in the Rejected Realms for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, scoring 389.35 on the Pepperoni Propulsion Productivity Index.

Largest Mining Sector: 16,666thMost Patriotic: 20,247thLargest Black Market: 20,731stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 23,156th
Largest Mining Sector: 407th in the regionMost Patriotic: 508th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 527th in the regionLargest Black Market: 533rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 658th in the region

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