All About Japan

The 11 Cat Islands of Japan

If you are dying to see some kitties out in the wild, you'll want to stop by these islands that have cats galore!

Stray Cat Samurai Comes to Life, Edits Mag

Hiroyuki Takei's manga 'Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai' follows a one-eyed cat samurai as he 'cuts through insolence.' The real-life version apparently cuts through split infinitives.

A Dog Day Afternoon at the Playground

The look of happiness on this adorable pup’s face makes us want to run out to the park and act like kids again.

The Purrrfect Fluffy Feline Scarf

Keep warm and cute this winter in a new kitty scarf designed by Felissimo.

Mop Your Dirty Floors With a Pooch

Dust mites and food crumbs don't have a chance with this canine on the prowl!

4 Purrfect Kansai Cat Cafés

Tired of running around, trying to see all the beautiful temples and castles in the Kansai area? Recharge your batteries at a cozy cat café!

7 Steps to Bringing Your Pets to Japan

Having pets is great, but traveling overseas with them can be a pretty tricky process. Here are some helpful things to know before bringing your pets into Japan.

Don't Miss this Fashionable Harajuku Cat Café!

Cat cafés are already pretty trendy, but this feline lovers' paradise takes the cake in both fur and chic.

Japan's First Hedgehog Café has Arrived!

You can now add hedgehogs to the list of cute animals to visit on your next trip to the Japanese capital.

Kanpai with Kitty Cat Sake Cups

Let adorable traditional 'ukiyo-e' cat art add to your drinking pleasure with these Japanese sake cups featuring stylized kitties!

A Cat's Eye View of Takehara

Forget about catching Pokémon, in the town of Takehara you can explore the streets and collect cats through the town's interactive website.

Tokyo's 5 Hoppiest Rabbit Cafés

Cat cafés, bird cafés, owl cafés... and now, rabbit cafés. Because, Tokyo.

The Story of a Sweet Old Dog

Hachi was an Akita dog famous for waiting for his master at Shibuya Station for nearly 10 years after he died. This is his story.

Explore This Cat Island Close to Tokyo

Get up close and 'puursonal' with these kitties on an island that's just a hop, skip and a jump away from Tokyo.

2nd Luxurious Cat Café Branch Open in Harajuku

Order up some drinks and cuddle with some feline friends at this ultra-fancy cat café, the second one to open in Harajuku.

Kobe Animal Kingdom

If you've ever wanted to feed and touch exotic animals, here's your chance at the Kobe Animal Kingdom, where the animals can wander around, interacting with each other as well as you, in a very open environment. Check it out!

Drown in Fur at these 5 Cat-Crammed Cafés

Whether you’re tired of jostling elbows at an overcrowded Starbucks or dying to unleash your inner cat lady, nothing beats drinking coffee in a cuddly catmosphere with a jillion furballs.

Curious Cats Sneak onto Trains

We have no idea where these adorable cats are heading, but they sure do look like they're enjoying their train ride!

Gorgeous Fish Tank with Living Ferns Inside

Designer Haruka Misawa places an air bubble in a fish tank to stunning effect. It even helps feed the fish!

Adorable Cat Needs a Chat Before His Catnap

This cat that won't fall asleep until his owner chats with him is the animal we all wish we could have!

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