Cat in Japan: Things you need to know about - Waku Waku

Explore, Experience
Enjoy Japan

Cat in Japan: Things you need to know about

Lifestyle

Cat in Japan: Things you need to know about

Japan is obsessed with cats. Take a quick walk down the street and you'll see cat faces on products, posters, banners ,video games, etc and even actual cats wandering around your neighbourhood area.

Waku Waku

Waku Waku

Published on 07 Feb, 14:01

Hello Kitty, probably the most successful foreign exported character, is a great example of how much Japanese loves cats. But it's only the floating part of an iceberg. In Japan, cat is not all about its cuteness, they also symbolize power and good fortune which explains why shop owners put "Maneki Neko" in front of their shop with hopes that they can bring in luck with their waving paws.

Here are few things you need to know about Japanese Cats

Cat in Japan: Things you need to know about

Find out more about Japanese Cats:

Are you interested in adopting a cat in Japan?

Travel and get surrounded by these cute furry fellows. You can die happy now.

5

1 Comments

From the same writer

How to enjoy cherry blossom season in Japan

Speaking of spring, most of Japanese people remind of Hanami (Sakura flower v...

Waku Waku Waku Waku · Culture · 3 months ago

0
Do you know about Japanese drinking culture?

Each country has its own drinking culture. But have you ever noticed any char...

Waku Waku Waku Waku · Lifestyle · about 2 years ago

0
Smoking in Japan and the new tobacco rule

The new smoking rule in Japan has been put into effects. But do you know what...

Waku Waku Waku Waku · Lifestyle · almost 2 years ago

5

Read also

Got something wrong on our system. Please reload and try again!
Success action!