I’m not a cat person. I’m really not. But cats are lazy creatures that don’t move around much, so they’re the perfect animal to photograph. And Japan has lots and lots of stray cats strolling around its neighbourhoods, so during my travels I had many opportunities to get the internet’s favourite animal in the picture.
Especially Onomichi had a lot of cats lazing about. So if you don’t feel like going to one of Japan’s ‘Cat Islands’, a little trip to Onomichi is the way to go. 😉
This isn’t the only type of cat you’ll find in Japan… In Kurashiki, I found this shop completely dedicated to cats: