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.
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.
Forget Frills! Get Your Pet Some Samurai Armor
Cats and dogs have been at it for ages, but now you can turn the tide in your pet's favor with new samurai armor. Or, at the very least, have the coolest Shiba 'shogun' on the block!
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.
Neco Republic Making Island for Cats a Reality
Cat café operator Neco Republic hopes to provide kitty hospice and shelters for strays, but in order to do so, they need your help!
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!
The Purrfect Bento Box for Cat Lovers
Store your lunch in a tiny cat-shaped bento box modeled after real-life rescue cats!
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.
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.
Tokyo's 5 Hoppiest Rabbit Cafés
Cat cafés, bird cafés, owl cafés... and now, rabbit cafés. Because, Tokyo.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Dog Days Are Coming to Fuji-Q Highland
Japanese amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening its doors to dogs and their owners where both can enjoy certain rides together.
Learn About Japanese Culture from... a Cat?!
Bow down to your new furry sensei who will teach you all about Japanese holidays and culture.
Japan Gets Its First Cat Café Train
Pleasing both railway and feline fans, the Cat Café Train will be operational for one day only!
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.
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!
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!