Now, the relationship between the Japanese and cats is long and well known. From the cat illustrations in the ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo Period (1600-1868) to Maneki-neko, the beckoning cat ...
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The way the Japanese treat their pets, and especially their dogs – the tiny dogs that can fit into the tiny apartments of megacities like Tokyo or Osaka - is sometimes puzzling: it’s often ...
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Right now, we’re all being strongly advised to #stayathome and #workfromhome. So that is exactly what we have been doing. Yet, how many of us were really fully prepared to work from home? When ...
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The Buddhist Gohonzon Devotion Object Scratching Post for Cats takes the idea of worshipping your pet to the very next level -- or should that be, to an extreme? Created by Japan's most innovative ...
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While the birth rate is Japan is declining, the nation's obsession with pets shows no signs of abating. This has led to a vast catalog of pet toys and items -- ranging from the outright bizarre to ...
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First showcased at CEATEC last autumn to much excitement from the world press, the Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow is now finally available on preorder. The interactive, therapeutic "tailed cushion ...
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Still searching for that special something? Need to surprise your friends and family? Don't worry, when it comes to unique gift items, Japan has you covered. Here is our selection of the 15 ...
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There's an old joke that the Japanese internet comprises 50% food and 50% cats. This campaign by Okawa City probably won't do much to change this reputation: it's clearly made to indulge feline ...
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If you’re going to have ice in your drink, shouldn’t it be eye-catching at least? The Ice Ball Mold is easy to use, has professional-grade quality, and makes perfectly seamless ice balls within seconds!
Anyone who has ever trawled YouTube will have encountered videos of cats. And probably anyone who had looked at more than a few would have soon encountered a subgenre of the YouTube cat video: ...
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Until now there has been a relative lack of cat cafes (or their various spin-offs with dogs, owls, rabbits and more) in central areas. If you search, you can find some around Shibuya, Shinjuku and ...
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INUPATHY is the world's first "dog mental visualizer", allowing owners and dogs to have a better communication by showing your pet's emotional state as a color on the light collar. It uses an ...
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Quack Face Dog Muzzle will mean your pooch looks great while still providing adequate protection whenever you take them for a walk. The "duck bill" design is comfortable for your dog to wear but ...
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You loved the Mewgaroo Hoodie with its cat paws, cat ears, and special pouch for snuggling up with your pet. Now Unihabitat are back with the next big thing in Japanese pet products: the Mewgaroo ...
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Poppet is a new service that allows you to create a kind of 3D "relief" with your pet's face. Being handmade and durable, the idea is that the relief is far superior to a regular photo. Pet-owners ...
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Pet-owners, rejoice! Japan's most innovative pet products brand Unihabitat has heard your prayers. The Mewgaroo Hoodie is part cosplay, part pet clothes for owners. It features a unique ...
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