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5 Sweet Cat Cafés That Will Make Your Visit to Tokyo “Purr-fect”!

Tokyo, Japan and cat cafés are a “purrfect” match for a cat lover’s vacation! These amazing cafés can be found throughout the metro Tokyo area, including Shibuya, Shinjuku, Akihabara, Asakusa, and Ikebukuro. An incredibly novel concept, cat cafés originated in Taiwan in 1998 and spread like wildfire to other countries, most notably to feline-loving Japan.…

A Whole Island for Cats in Japan? Find Out About the Proposed “Kitty Paradise”

Cats are adorable creatures. You can find them anywhere across Japan. Some of them belong to families and cat cafes, while others just stray. When a feline cannot find a home, sometimes they are euthanized. To prevent this from happening, Neco Republic (ネコリパブリック), a cat cafe, tries to save these homeless felines and gives them…

Paid ‘Pet Holidays’? This Company in Japan Gives Its Employees Just That

Pet ownership is very popular in Japan. Most of the time, pets are considered part of the family system wherein many of them are given enough care to be called family members. Just like children, they are well loved by their owners who give them priority over several things. However, there are cases when pet…

All You Need to Know About Maneki-Nekos, Japan’s Lucky Cats

In Japan, there are many things considered to be auspicious or bodes well of which one of the most common and popular ones would have to be the maneki-neko (招き猫) which literally means “beckoning cat.” The maneki-neko features a standing cat with one of its front legs raised like a hand which looks like it…

Cat Lover? Here Are 4 Neko Atsume Goodies That Are Purr-Fect for You!

Everyone knows the cat-collecting game called Neko Atsume in Japan. It gives the gamer a chance to take care of many cats while taking photos with them or receiving tokens from them. It is quite an addictive game that has even led fans to buying some of the game’s items. Here are 4 of the…

Excited About Visiting Japan’s Famous Cat Cafes? Check Out How to Choose Wisely!

Japan is known worldwide for their cute, unusual, and sometimes scary themed cafes. Like many other countries, various marketing schemes are used to attract the interest of mass consumers. However, there is no doubt that the most popular of all themed cafes here in Japan, is the famous cat cafe. It has earned quite a…

Sneak Around like a Stealthy Cat with Felissimo’s Cute and Foldable Cat Slippers!

Felissimo is a popular mail order company in Japan that started in 1965 and expanded as an overseas e-commerce business in 2010. It has since produced many trendy items with a particular emphasis on cat-themed products. The most recent introduction has been these brilliant compact slippers with kitten designs. Also, on top of that, they…

The Sweet Story of the Late Fukumaru, A Beloved Cat and Companion

The odd-eyed cat that has touched the hearts of many due to its special relationship with its owner recently passed away. The news saddened many fans and cat lovers, who also worry about the grieving grandmother who is left behind. Who Was Fukumaru? Fukumaru is a white male cat that has eyes in two different…

Check out these Super Cute Pet Kimonos- Would your Fur Baby want one?

Pets, particularly cats and dogs, are well-loved in Japan and there are several factors which attribute to this fact. Some say it is because there is a decline in human babies which is why people turn to animals for comfort. Others say that it is simply because cats and dogs are such lovable creatures. Regardless…
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