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PET

Japan Times
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Dec 25, 2016
Days of laughter: Cat Parco finds a family
Parco, first featured here in September, has found a home in Tokyo with Osamu Ando and his wife, Kanae.
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Dec 21, 2016
Merman with an 'M': a red tabbie in need of a home
Red tabbies are often very fun-loving, and 7-year-old Merman is no exception.
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Dec 18, 2016
Cry me a river: a crossbreed named Beaujolais
Beaujolais was the much-loved dog of a homeless man who was given the opportunity to leave the streets but was forbidden from taking his dog.
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Dec 14, 2016
Only you: a cat named Koten
The beautiful Koten, only a year and a half old, has been described as a 'great mix of independent and affectionate.'
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Dec 4, 2016
Are you listening?: a cat named Nisshi
Nisshi lives in the Osaka shelter but he would love to find a family in time for Christmas.
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Nov 27, 2016
Star light, star bright: Dog called Goma finds a home in Tokyo
The stars finally smile down on Goma as he finds a home and family with Eri and Hideaki Terao of Tokyo.
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BUSINESS
Nov 22, 2016
Retailer hopes PET-bottled rice will revive Japan's consumption of the staple
A retailer in northern Japan has come up with a product it hopes will help turn around the country's declining appetite for rice: several varieties of the staple sold in PET bottles to appeal to young people.
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Nov 20, 2016
Ready to roll: a dog named Pele
Still a bit timid, Pele is happy now and ready for a home of his own. With time, we think he's likely to be quite the crowd-pleaser.
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Nov 9, 2016
Ittie bittie everything: a shih tzu named Micro
Three-year-old Micro is the tiniest shih tzu you've probably ever seen and weighs less than about half a cat.
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Oct 30, 2016
Role model: black beauty Aoi becomes the Cooks' cat
Aoi, a cat first featured in this column in March, has now found a home in Yokohama with Norm and Sumiko Cook and their other cat, Cheetah.
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Oct 23, 2016
Safe with you: a tabby cat named Utsumu
A beautiful orange and white tabby, this young lady is a rare mix of sensitivity and savvy.
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Oct 16, 2016
My sunshine: A small dog named Mezzo
Mezzo will play, walk or just chill, as long as someone is by his side. Easy to get on with and just plain happy, Mezzo is a joy sure to chase any gray skies away.
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Oct 9, 2016
Come hither: a cat named Sync
Sync is all cat, classic cat, the kind with that come-hither look about her that you'd best not heed unless you know it's what she really wants.
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Oct 2, 2016
Not miserly: a dog named Scrooge
With a hearty appetite and a penchant for strolls, Scrooge would be best with someone with some time to spare and a desire to share it with a smart, loyal companion.
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Sep 25, 2016
Caramel the golden retriever finds a family in Tokyo
First featured here in January, Caramel has now found a home with the Miyazaki family of Tokyo.
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Sep 18, 2016
Why not me?: Komatsu the cat is still waiting for a home
Past the kitten-cute age, a bit shy and without the best sense of timing, Komatsu 'never quite learned that it's the outgoing cats that get adopted.'
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Sep 14, 2016
Five years on from 3/11, dog named Beach seeks a foster home
In what is a first for The Japan Times ARK listing, this week features a dog in need not of adoption but a foster home.
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Sep 7, 2016
Crowd-pleaser: a cat named Parco
Parco is the epitome of chill, with a relaxing laid-back attitude that is downright fetching.
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Aug 28, 2016
Believe in magic: an Akita mix named Nexco
Ten-year-old Nexco, a gentle, healthy Akita mix with an endearing smile promises no hassle, no drama, no silliness.
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Aug 21, 2016
Home, sweet home: Dachshund Ilio finds a family
The miniature dachshund Ilio, first featured here in February, has found a home with the Furutas.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
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