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Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT / Longform
Mar 14, 2022
Plastic love: Proliferation of PET bottles in Japan complicates a sustainable future
Japan recycles and reuses its ubiquitous plastic container more than almost any other country u2014 but some say itu2019s still not enough.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 5, 2019
Amid boom in Japan, ban on trading endangered otters set to take effect
Amid booming demand for them as pets in Japan, a ban on the international commercial trade of endangered otters found in Southeast Asia will take effect later this month to protect the animals, which are affected by habitat loss and smuggling.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2019
Tokyo's Pet Loss Cafe offers a place to grieve and heal
Ritsuko Shimazaki, 58, occasionally takes a 70-minute train ride to visit one coffee shop in particular near the upscale district of Omotesando in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Mar 6, 2019
Hello, is it Lionel the pup you're looking for?
Lionel is 2 years old and was rescued in Yamaguchi Prefecture, a place where they still lay wire snares to trap dogs.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Feb 25, 2019
The beauty of an Egyptian goddess, a sense of mischief like a Greek god
This handsome fellow came to ARK in May as a very young kitten and turns 1 year old next month. His name is Pewter and, admittedly, there is nothing very pewter-like about him. However, the earliest piece of pewter was found in an Egyptian tomb from 1450 B.C. and, with his big ears, pointed face and slender body, Pewter does rather resemble Bastet, a warrior goddess from the days of Ancient Egypt.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Dec 16, 2018
Dogged by old age, pets are put into care
As elderly dog owners struggle to care for their aging pets, more look to pet nursing homes for longterm help.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Dec 16, 2018
Game on!: A tomcat named Risa
This guy's energy is contagious. Word is he's an "all-round terrific cat" and should have been scooped up long ago.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Dec 12, 2018
D-O-G spells love: a true evergreen named Juniper
Juniper is touted as "the sweetest, happiest, easiest dog to get along with," which sounds like just what the season calls for.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Dec 5, 2018
Captivating calico: A cat named Gorori
Gorori, a gorgeous wide-eyed calico, came in from the cold streets. She captured hearts with her big personality and was brought to ARK.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / BACKSTREET STORIES
Nov 30, 2018
Taking a perch with the hip birds of Uguisudanicho
One of two places in Tokyo named after valleys favored by the melodious uguisu (Japanese bush warbler), Uguisudanicho is a small neighborhood wedged between Daikanyama, Ebisu and Shibuya straddling the line between old-school businesses and gentrification.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Nov 25, 2018
All-points bulletin: A Shiba named Reina is in need of a home
Reina is smart, knows a lot of commands, loves other dogs and doesn't even mind veterinarians.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Nov 14, 2018
Family fantastic: Kittens Tiger and Sazzles find a fun-filled home in Kanagawa
Tiger and Sazzles, two tiny kittens found abandoned and in need of a home, have found a stupendous one with the Oue family in Kanagawa.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Nov 4, 2018
No pushover: a cat named Hokuro
Give Hokuro space and time to come around and you'll have a friend who respects you and a handsome companion to be proud of.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Oct 28, 2018
The heart knows: An Akita named Harry
Harry, an Akita, has been described as "a gigantic puppy in disguise." At 3½ years old, he still wants to play.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Oct 21, 2018
Unstoppable: a calico cat named Leggy
Leggy is petite at 3 kg, but perfectly healthy, and the lack of one of her hind legs does not hinder her.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Oct 7, 2018
Golden years: a cat of a certain age named Micchan
Micchan is 15 years old and has been at ARK for 14 of those. It's not much of a life, but if someone doesn't take her home soon, that will be hers.
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Oct 3, 2018
A thing of beauty: Doberman mix Aero finds a home in Chiba
Aero — a fun-loving, happy dog that "sometimes goes over the top in his exuberance" — has found a family.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Sep 23, 2018
Where the heart is: a dog named Skyros
Six-year-old Skyros has been described as "quite a special guy." And though he may not be as exotic as the Aegean island jewel he is named for, he is a gem in his own right.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Sep 16, 2018
It's my time: a black cat named Morty
Morty is a free spirit, the kind of cat that, if he were a kid, would probably be in trouble at school a lot. He'd also be the most popular, even with the teachers.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Sep 12, 2018
Forever sunshine: A golden retriever named Summer
True to her name, this girl glows with warmth. In addition to being gorgeous, she's brimming with affection and loves people.

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