Apr 20, 2015

Teacher admits to burying baby cats alive in Chiba

Police said Monday they have filed charges with prosecutors against a 36-year-old senior high school teacher for burying kittens alive at his school in Chiba Prefecture last month in violation of the animal protection law. The man admitted burying five newborn kittens, four of ...

Felines rule on Ehime's Cat Island

Mar 5, 2015

Felines rule on Ehime's Cat Island


An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village where they outnumber the humans 6 to 1. Originally introduced to Aoshima to deal with mice that plagued fishermen’s boats, ...