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Neco Republic: A Cat Café for Rescue Cats

We wanted to know more about Neco Republic and their plan to save Japan’s homeless cats, so we stopped by the new Tokyo location and sat down with the branch manager.

44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region

This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!

New Book Shares Animal Sculpture Secrets

Mio Hashimoto went viral with photos and videos of a shiba inu dog interacting with a sculpture of itself. She's now penned a book that lets you do what she does.

Hand-made Cat Bags Fur-storm Twitter

Twitter user @picopoco08 describes herself as cat-loving housewife who also enjoys “making cats”—as in, stuffed cat toys and bags.

Our 4 Favorite Bento Channels

A well-done bento is truly a work of art, and a number of English-language YouTube channels have sprung up with the hope of teaching folks easy techniques for preparing a unique and tasty box.

Exploring the Japanese Countryside

Whether you've been to Japan's rural parts or not, get ready to explore the Japanese countryside with a jittery boy and his cameraman dad!

Hell Valley is Monkey Heaven

Deep in a snow-covered mountain valley nestled in the Japanese Alps, a natural hot spring bubbles out of the earth, enshrouded in curtains of thick steam.

The Tanuki Who Just Keeps On Giving

Grateful for a meal, one raccoon dog has taken it upon himself to return the favor in a most unexpected way.

10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!

Dress Up Your Canine or Feline as a Samurai

Ditch the cutesy puppy or kitty sweaters and get your pet into something more noble—like a samurai costume!

Quit Monkeying Around!

Watching these snow monkeys relaxing in the hot springs is enough to make anyone want to take a dip in an outdoor bath!

Keep Your Neck Warm with a Cat Scarf!

Don't worry, it's not made out of cats—but a purchase could actually help one.

Dine with Your Feline or Canine Companion

Nestlé is putting the 'cat' back into 'catering' by offering a special delivery service for humans and pets alike.

A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan

The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.

Develop a Wanderlust for Hiroshima

Tour the sites of Hiroshima like you've never seen them before in this three-minute video packed with historical and modern monuments.

Learn How To Make Tiger Sushi!

Watch and learn how to make one of the most complicated but awesome themed sushi rolls!

Adorably Odd Cat Sushi

Nekozushi is exactly what you think it is: a series of felines placed on top of a bed of rice and playfully adorned with props to make them look like different types of sushi.

Learn to Make Sushi With the Help of a Dog!

Check out our selection of Cooking With Dog's top five sushi videos!

Cat Street View Offers Purrfect Virtual Tour

Meet friendly felines along a ground-level look at a city's more traditional roads and ways.

Swipe Your Phone with a Happy Cat Tail

These smartphone gloves will keep your fingertips as happy as a kitty getting a chin rub.

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