by Bryce Marley
Long time readers probably have picked up that the Japanese love cats, with countless cat café's and mascots all over the country, these furry little critters are loved by many. However did you know there is a cat island? Today, Japlanning are showing you the little island north of Tokyo where the cats outnumber the humans. For a cat lover, this is a must stop in Japan, for a most unforgettable experience.
Cat island, or Tashirojima, lies off the coast of Ishinomaki in the Miyagi prefecture in northern Japan. The island has a history of silk farming, and originally cats were brought onto the island to keep mice out of the silk farms. However the silk farms are largely gone, but not the expansive cat population.Read More