animals

Can you spot the hidden cats at this Tokyo train station?

Only commuters with a sharp eye will be able to spot them all.

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Excessive dog pee to blame for traffic light collapse, Japanese police think

Suspects in Suzuka were presumably bad boys.

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This Nara workshop has been making deer crackers for more than 100 years and offers tours【Photos】

The oldest shika senbei maker in the city gives us an inside look and a fresh-cooked taste.

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Give your cat culture and class with a beautiful ukiyo-e painting that’s also a scratching post

Great Wave off Kanagawa becomes great place for your cat to relax.

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Busy morning in Sapporo as bear attacks coincide with naked man walking around town【Videos】

Hokkaido’s capital city gets a whole day’s worth of craziness in before noon.

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Baby tanuki prompts adorable standoff as it tries to get into Tokyo art museum【Videos】

Cultured critter wants into the building, ends up in our hearts instead.

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Now you can cuddle both cats and lovable robots at new Lovot store in a Kawasaki pet store

This has got to be the best way to destress!

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Stationmaster cat dies in Japan after being hit by car

Locals heartbroken after sudden death of Kyushu’s Stationmaster Nya.

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“Four-eyed” goat sighting spooks Miyagi senior

What started as supernatural encounter turned into a fun zoology lesson.

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The Japanese train station famous for mysterious dancing cats

Magical legend lives on at Odoriba Station.

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Japanese cat owner has to sell sports car to pay for medical bills, finds best buyer in the world

A touching tale of a cat, a car, and compassion.

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Can’t have a pet in your home? This purring cat cushion is the purr-fect substitute

Have a pet without having a pet in the form of the Meowever Cushion.

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Hello Kitty x Choju Giga “Frolicking Animals” dishware based on the world’s oldest manga is here

Hello Kitty has fallen down the rabbit hole into a world of whimsical animals in this gorgeous line of ceramics from an established Kyoto shop.

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Japanese cat enjoys walks in the rain with his adorable tiny umbrella【Photos】

Not that long ago Miru was a stray, but now he’s living the good life.

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Ultra-realistic cat backpack causes a fur-enzy online

Come pet me, hooman…and I’ll show you what’s inside my belly. 

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Can humans eat Japan’s premium cat food Nekkokan? It’s complicated…【Experiment】

We buy some extra-fancy Shimane cat food for our cat, but it looks pretty tasty to us too.

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Adorable baby ape born at Japanese zoo…to mom who lives alone

Momo has her enclosure all to herself, or at least she did until she suddenly had a kid.

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Japanese sea slugs found to remove their own heads and grow new bodies from them

Sometimes science is stranger than science-fiction.

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Largest Japanese giant salamander dies, aged…Maybe 70 or so?

Yuzumaru, we hardly knew ye.

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Deer killed by man with axe in Nara

Police say the man lost his temper when the animal hit his car. 

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