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"Cat Island"

Japan is a land of whimsical nuances, so the existence of a land dominated only by purrs and prowls is rather unsurprising. Lying just across the Oshika Peninsula, Tashirojima is a feline wonderland where furry, four-legged creatures outmeasure humans. Nourished by the azure waters of the mighty Pacific, Cat Island once thrived with a thousand humans, however, over time, the population has dwindled down to a mere hundred. The enormous existence of cats hearkens back to the Edo era, and a belief system which established that feeding cats welcomed prosperity. To validate this belief is Neko-jinja, a humble cat shrine which lies nestled in the island's very heart. Having found itself frequently mentioned in the media, Tashirojima is one of the best-kept cat islands of the country, and also one of the most intriguing places residing in its capacious recesses.
Tashirojima, Ishinomaki, Japan, 986-0023
"Cat Island"
Japan is a land of whimsical nuances, so the existence of a land dominated only by purrs and prowls is rather unsurprising. Lying just across the Oshika Peninsula, Tashirojima is a feline wonderland where furry, four-legged creatures outmeasure humans. Nourished by the azure waters of the mighty Pacific, Cat Island once thrived with a thousand humans, however, over time, the population has dwindled down to a mere hundred. The enormous existence of cats hearkens back to the Edo era, and a belief system which established that feeding cats welcomed prosperity. To validate this belief is Neko-jinja, a humble cat shrine which lies nestled in the island's very heart. Having found itself frequently mentioned in the media, Tashirojima is one of the best-kept cat islands of the country, and also one of the most intriguing places residing in its capacious recesses.
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