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Fun Link Friday: Snow Monkey Relaxation

Are you feeling the weight of winter? Wishing there was a way to relax a bit and just hang? While many of us can’t travel to Japan right now, we can still appreciate those who are coping better with winter … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Animals and Human Society in Asia

The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows An Inter-University Graduate Program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Haifa Call for Papers for an International Conference on Animals and Human Society in Asia The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Bones of Contention: Animals and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Author: Ambros, Barbara R Since the 1990s the Japanese pet industry has grown to a trillion-yen business and estimates place the number of pets above the number of children under the age of fifteen. There are between 6,000 to 8,000 … Continue reading

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How I Remember 3/11: Japan Cat Network

Here’s a fun fact that most people find very difficult to believe: the Great Tohoku Earthquake was my first day at work.  And not just any “first day at work”, it was the first day of  my first real job … Continue reading

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FLFs: Kitten delays Tokyo trains – Adopt disaster-affected pets!

Writing here at Shinpai Deshou still isn’t quite back on track yet, since a couple of our contributors are in the process of overseas and domestic moves from and within Japan, but we promise more great things next week! In … Continue reading

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