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Mar 27, 2016
Let's play!: A black-and-white bobtail named Lemon
Inquisitive, healthy, friendly and lots of fun, Lemon is the perfect cat for people who prefer a cat that's, well, quite a bit like a dog!
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Mar 20, 2016
Once bathtub-bound dog Ofurochan warms to life and freedom with new family
Shiba Ofurochan, so named after being rescued after three years of life in a bath, has found a new, loving home with the Yoshidas of Tokyo.
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Mar 13, 2016
Christmas once again: a Hokkaido cross-breed named Virginia
Affectionate, sweet, happy and beautiful, Virginia has velvety soft fur perfect for burying your face in.
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Mar 6, 2016
Close to you: a cat named Aoi
There's nothing Aoi likes more than company. This shiny black beauty likes it, loves it, needs it.
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Feb 29, 2016
Aloha: a dog named Ilio
Ilio came to ARK with his brother when his previous owner had to be hospitalized. Still relatively young at 8 years old, Ilio, whose name means "dog" in Hawaiian, would be a perfect canine for someone looking for a mature companion. A silver dapple longhair miniature dachshund, Ilio weighs just under...
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Feb 21, 2016
'Ninja girl' finds a home and cheers up a dejected fellow feline
First featured here in May 2015, cat Rosabaya — now Ayu — has now found a loving home with the Yokotas and the couple's other cat, Karei.
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Jan 31, 2016
Sound of silence: a dachshund named Flake
With a beautiful cream color and a tail lush like a horse's mane, Flake pads gently on silent feet, never whines, never barks and is never bossy.
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Jan 24, 2016
Role model: a cat named Utsugi
Utsugi is everything you could want. She loves people, likes kids, gets on well with other cats and tolerates dogs.
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Jan 17, 2016
Please cuddle: a cat named Rikka
This 8-year-old looker is stressed and yearning for a warm home of his own, especially one with people, but preferably not with too many cats.
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Jan 10, 2016
A peach of a pinscher named Pear
Miniature pinscher Pear is really quite the cutie, incredibly affectionate and infinitely portable at just over 5 kg.
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Jan 3, 2016
Labrador love: a lug named Caramel
Nothing says 'love' like a Labrador, and 1-year-old Caramel has got a lot to give.
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Dec 20, 2015
Winning ways: a cat named Ambre
Still adjusting to people, Ambre needs an owner who will help him come out of his shell.
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Dec 6, 2015
A penny for your thoughts: a dog named Jerry
Jerry is something of an introvert, an intelligent dog and an incredibly quick study. But he's no stick-in-the-mud.
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Nov 29, 2015
Precious jewel: a cat named Gyokuro
Found starving and flea-infested, 7-month-old Gyokuro is now as healthy and sweet as she is pretty.
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Nov 22, 2015
Golden years: a dog named Goma
Friendly, quiet and gentle, the only thing some people would say Goma has going against him is his age.
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Nov 16, 2015
She wants more, more, more: a kitten named Be-bop
Be-bop, now 5 months old, was rescued in August when someone called to say three cats had fallen into a creek.
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Nov 1, 2015
Lovable mutt: a mixed-breed pup named Ozzie
When you picture the classic childhood dog, chances are you'll conjure up something that looks and acts exactly like Ozzie.
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Oct 25, 2015
Bathtub blues: a shiba named Ofurochan
Ofurochan had lived three years in a bathtub when she was rescued after her owner was hospitalized with mental health issues.
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Oct 21, 2015
Jumpin' Jiminy: YoYo the cat finds a new home in Tokyo
The handsome Blanco, first featured here in May 2014, has found a home in the capital with a Canadian resident.
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COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 14, 2015
Animal advocates divided over shelter practices
Foreign volunteers break off contact with Tokyo NPO over conditions at dog facility.

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