The fabulously feline Tenri is a petite cat big on personality. She weighs in at under 3 kilograms but has huge, beautiful green eyes that can knock you off your feet. She will gaze upon you as if she could read your every thought, but she'd much rather engage you in playing with a toy or just sitting in apparent meditation.

Tenri was found by a kind soul en route to Osaka, and she came to ARK as a kitten aged only a few months old, exactly one year ago. Likely missing her mommy, Tenri even now has a habit of sucking on her tail, which means the tip is often wet and spindly-looking. But it all adds to her charm. Tenri is a wonderful cat, friendly with other felines and she enjoys being with people. While there indeed may be a sucker born every minute, this variety is a rare find!

If you are interested in adopting Tenri, email ARK at [email protected] or call 050-1557-2763 Monday to Saturday (bilingual) for more info. Tokyo ARK is an NPO founded by Briton Elizabeth Oliver. It is dedicated to rescuing and rehoming abandoned animals. All animals are vaccinated, neutered and microchipped. Prospective owners are requested to undergo a screening process. Web: