animals

Here’s how to be a Shiba Inu’s favorite person

A trip to a Tokyo dog cafe and a chance encounter with a Shiba Inu master leads to an epiphany for our canine-loving reporter.

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With foreign visitor numbers to Nara Park plummeting, are the city’s deer in danger of starving?

Pretty much everyone who visits Nara stops by the park to feed crackers to the deer, so are the smaller crowds leaving them hungry?

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Today, let’s all take a moment to watch this amazing Corgi butt video from Japan【Video】

Full points for speed, enthusiasm, and especially adorableness.

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Japan’s Cats and Dominos video warms the heart, makes us want to home and watch it all day【Video】

Not going anywhere for a while? Let this awesomely adorable video keep you company!

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The Crocodile Who Dies in 100 Days is due to die today and people can’t bear it

Final day of a manga has the nation on the edge of their seats.

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Block off your desk with adorable animal road blocks, as seen in Japan’s road construction

In today’s installment of incredibly niche gachapon capsule toys, we coo over these very cute teeny-tiny barricades.

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Japanese Twitter amazed to learn that cats can be used as on/off switches for desk lamps【Video】

Let there be (cat-activated) light!

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Japan now has diapers specially for cats

“Manner Wear for Cats” fits snugly around feline butts.

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Fisherman attacked by wild boar jumping out of the ocean, defeats it with bare hands

Boars can do that apparently.

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Hedgehog Carry House from Japan lets you take your little pets with you wherever you go

Stylish shoulder bag opens up a whole new world of playtime with a number of handy features. 

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Japan has a cat real estate agency, where every apartment lets you and your kitty live together!

No need to ask “Are pets OK?” as long as your pet is a cat.

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Cats in Japan can now get digital resident cards in Kanagawa Prefecture

Dog version also available.

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Cute “koala” cat sings when she’s cuddled【Video】

It took a year for this injured stray to learn to trust her human family, but now she literally clings to them at their farm and flower shop. 

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Hamster hadouken! Super-buff Japanese bodybuilder adds adorable animals to his flex videos【Vids】

Kamehamehas of cuteness from a guy who’s actually more muscular than the Dragon Ball hero he’s cosplaying as.

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Japan’s first-ever capybara cat cafe opens in Tokyo

The only cafe in Japan where you can enjoy the company of a capybara, the world’s largest living rodent.

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New study shows wildlife thriving in areas evacuated after Fukushima nuclear meltdown【Video】

As we reach almost a decade since the tragic incident which displaced over 100,000 individuals, Mother Nature makes her comeback.

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Japanese Lucky Beckoning Cat banknote design is the faux money we wish was real

Manekineko cat currency is filled with lucky omens for the New Year.

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How to use your real-life cat to automatically boost your Pokémon’s stats in Sword and Shield【Vid】

No time to spend time playing with your Pokémon during camping sessions? Genius Japanese gamer figures out how to have your actual kitty do it instead.

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Your cat or dog can be King of the Pirates with One Piece anime cosplay outfits for pets【Photos】

Kitty B. Luffy and Bowwow Chopper.

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New cat-friendly homes in Japan come specially designed for felines

Features like built-in kitty litter boxes under the floor let furbabies truly rule the house you live in.

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