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Fun Link Friday: The Most Loyal Cat in Japan

Unrelated cat photo taken by Travis at Yanaka Cemetery in Tokyo, June 2013. Louise Hung is an American writer currently living in Japan. Her latest post on The Order of the Good Death, entitled “Paying my respects to the most … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Fortune kitties

Fortune cookies? Forget it! Fortune kitties are where it’s at now. Better known as “Hide-and-Seek Kitty Candies,” Dose recently let us know about these little treasures produced by the Felissimo Chou Club, which change their hidden kitties regularly so you can … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Cats Wearing Kimono

As the internet has probably informed you all, now that we’ve passed through our phase of cats wearing melon hats and sitting in bowls, there is a trend now of dressing up cats in kimono. One can’t forget, of course, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Kuniyoshi Project’s cat prints

The Kuniyoshi Project is a website dedicated to the prints of early modern ukiyo-artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 国芳). Although the website maintains a simple design, there must be hundreds of fantastic prints available to view, along with descriptions of their content … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Cat Hanami

Hanami: not just for people. Check out these adorable cats enjoying the sakura over on Neko Memo’s post “Golden Collaboration! A Collection of Beautiful Photos of Cherry Blossoms and Cats” 「黄金のコラボ! 桜と猫の美しすぎる画像集」. Via RocketNews24.

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Fun Link Friday: Your Cat as a Cat-Bus

Sweet Ipomoea has done what many cat-owning Miyazaki fans have dreamed of for Halloween: made her cat a Catbus costume from Tonari no Totoro. For more photos and instructions, check out the full post on her blog.

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Fun Link Friday: The Stray Cats of Kyoto

I’m rolling my eyes a bit at the title of this piece, but the photos are a great new lens through which to explore Kyoto. Katayama has taken thousands of pictures of the legendary ancient city that once was the … 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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Fun Link Friday: Take a Trip to Cat Island!

If our post on Sushi cat and デブ猫 was any indication, or perhaps the enormously popular antics of Maru-chan, you already know that Japan has a ridiculous and wide-spread love of adorable cats. Honestly, most of us here at Shinpai … Continue reading

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