All About Japan

This Cat Café is Like a Feline Fairy Tale

If you only have the chance to go to one cat cafe in Tokyo, try Temari no Oshiro—a castle for cats. With no time limit and 21 cats, you might consider living the rest of your life there.

AAJ Adventures: Shibuya's Cutest Hedgehog Café

Play with hedgehogs in this new custom-designed mini hedgehog village just two minutes from Shibuya Station.

Spoil Your Kitty With Cat Furniture

Throw out that old cat bed and give your cat an upgrade.

Rent-a-Cat Rooms at This Ryokan are Purrfect!

A Twitter user caused a ker-'fluff'-le with adorable photos from her lodgings in Hakone, in Kanagawa Prefecture, where you can pick a cat to accompany you during your stay.

Zoo Hopes to Help Japan's Traditional Dogs

A zoo in Wakayama Prefecture will be showcasing traditional Japanese Kishu Inu in hopes of increasing owners, and keeping the breed strong.

Kitty Caps to Keep Your Cat Warm

Christmas cat capsule toy hats from Japan will make your holiday feline festivities jolly.

Feline Furniture is Purrfect for Cats & Owners

A company in Shimane Prefecture is making feline-friendly furniture that's great for both pets and owners!

Hyper-Realistic Cat Art Helps Cope with Loss

Wakuneco, a Japanese needle felting artist, works to help people cope with the loss of their beloved feline friends with incredibly realistic replicas made from felt.

These Stray Cats Have Serious Ninja Skills!

A Kyushu-based photographer is snapping shots of adorable strays while they demonstrate their purrfect form!

Pigs Populate the Latest Tokyo Animal Café

A pig café is the latest in a long line of adorable animal-themed cafés to open in Tokyo.

New Cat Café Has Historic Style

Get a heaping dose of historic atmosphere at the Edo Cat Café in Tokyo!

Luxurious Cat Café Opens Its Doors in Nagoya

Cat café chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.

Dress Your Cat as a Japanese High School Girl

Cats may not be crazy about water, but that doesn’t mean they don’t look unbelievably cute wearing sailor suit fashion.

Find Your Next Best Pal at the Mameshiba Cafe

Unfortunately, there aren't that many chances to meet a Shiba dog in Japan for tourists—until now. At the Mameshiba Cafe located in Takeshita Street in Harajuku, for 880 yen for 30 minutes, you can play with the 12 friendly canine staff members.

'Purrfect' Fairy Tale Theme Park for Cat Fans

If you're a cat lover, don't just go to any cat café. Go to a cat palace!

Resort Hotel Chain Loves Dogs as Much as We Do

Regina Resorts is a chain of boutique hotels in Japan, and they have a "Dogs Welcome" policy that is out of this world!

Japan Gets Its First Cat Café Train

Pleasing both railway and feline fans, the Cat Café Train will be operational for one day only!

Fish Your Own Carp or Goldfish in Shinjuku

If you're in Tokyo and want to go fishing without too much traveling, get yourself to Ichigaya Fishing Center. Whether you want to catch a full-grown carp to eat or a little goldfish as a pet, this Shinjuku man-made fishing hole has got you covered.

Yoyogi Park: The Perfect Picnic Spot

Yoyogi Park is Tokyo's 5th largest park, but perhaps the #1 most lively park. With the spacious lawns, wide walking paths, and calming ponds, it welcomes many families, pet owners, joggers, street musicians, meet ups, yoga lovers, and more.

Cuddle With Adorable Micro Pigs at Mipig Café

The newest player in animal cafés is here: micro pigs. The Mipig Cafe in Meguro is a four-story playpen for its 10 friendly resident micro pigs. Experience the cute cuddliness of of baby and adult micro pigs.

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