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Cat Street View Offers Purrfect Virtual Tour

Japanese Countryside Pets Animals Hiroshima

We were exceedingly pleased to see the September 2015 launch of the Hiroshima Cat Street View Onomichi Guide, an innovative and playful promotional venture intended to spur tourism in an already popular destination, the port city of Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture.

The site provides pretty much exactly what you would expect: a 360-degree, navigable estimation of a cat’s point of view (streets, rooftops, views from atop barrier walls, etc.). Your mouse will change from a standard pointer or hand to a much more appropriate cat’s paw, and live-recorded, neighborhood-appropriate sound effects are included.

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