シャミセン, Shami
Shamisen is a stray cat selected by Haruhi to play the role of Yuki039s familiar for their film quotThe Adventures of Mikuru Asahinaquot Shamisen is unusual in the sense that he is a male calico cat. During the filming of the movie Haruhi039s realityaltering powers temporarily give Shamisen the ability to speak. He is adopted by Kyon after the completion of the movie and is given the nickname quotShamiquot by his sister.