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Adorable Japanese kitty cosplays as a primate to kick off the Year of the Cat-Monkey! 【Video】

Since there’s no spot for the cat in the Chinese zodiac, this Japanese kitty turned to some cute cosplay to get in on the Year of the Monkey fun.

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Decorative animal toys with massive chins now a thing in Japan for some reason

Toy manufacturer Takara Tomy A.R.T.S continues its line of bizarre “gacha” capsule toys with cute (?) animals that have developed enormous underbites.

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Gachapon toys for Japan’s “first manga,” Scrolls of Frolicking Animals, to be available next year

The medieval Scrolls of Frolicking Animals burst into the mainstream with museum exhibits. Soon, they’ll also be available in local gachapon machines!

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Can you guess what type of seafood pugs look like?

The likeness is astounding.

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Hamster butts come in three varieties, and they’re all adorable 【Photos/Poll】

Extreme close-ups, extreme cuteness, and one poll to decide which hamster tush is the best.

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Machida Squirrel Garden: Tokyo’s tiny zoo for equally tiny critters【Photos】

A whole zoo devoted to the common squirrel? Of course—it’s Japan!

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Never work with animals: Outtakes from Japanese delivery company’s adorable black cat ad【Video】

Cat can’t quite get his box together, but he still gets an A for effort in the outtakes for Kuroneko Yamato’s commercial.

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Adorable illustration from Japan perfectly depicts the joys of living with cats

If you are already a human slave to your feline companion, we’re sure you can relate. If you’re thinking of getting a cat, take heed!

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Is your girlfriend a cat, dog, gorilla or penguin type? Take this Twitter comic test to find out!

According to Twitter in Japan, there are four main “personality types” when it comes to girlfriends: cat, dog, gorilla or penguin. Say what?!

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Shiba Inu dressed up as Japanese yokai achieve new level of cute and spooky

Even the pets of Japan want to show their respects to the recently passed yokai author Shigeru Mizuki.

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Koalas: Super cute, super dumb, and the most charitable parents of the animal kingdom?

After reading this adorable comic, you may never be able to look at the humble koala in the same way ever again–but you’ll love them even more!

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When food becomes friend: An unlikely friendship forms between a tiger and a goat 【Video】

Birds of a feather flock together, but sometimes tigers and goats can become pretty good friends too!

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Japanese photographer captures cats at their most athletic, adorable, and synchronized moments

Split-second timing leads to amazing results when photographing the alley cats of Japan.

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Hand-washed pandas look adorable, melt our hearts【Video】

Two Chinese panda cubs giggle and coo as a zoo staff member cuddles and bathes them with a washcloth.

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Edo-period ukiyoe woodblock prints of animals and mythical beasts now available for free online

Lovers of art, history and animals are celebrating the release of an exclusive set of ukiyoe woodblock prints from 1857 that are now free to download and share online.

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Japan’s phenomenally handsome gorilla getting nationwide DVD release

A DVD of Japan’s “hottest primate” is set to go on sale nationwide in December.

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Hamster hides in glass bottle during earthquake in Japan 【Photos】

We’ve been taught to shelter under tables when there’s an earthquake, but this little hamster in Japan chose to hide in a glass bottle instead.

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Cow herd gathers and mourns after fellow bull hit by a car in Hong Kong

With much of the world’s population being separated from the farming process these days, it’s easy for us to forget that the hamburger we just ate came from a living, breathing, thinking, and possibly even emotionally engaged cow.

Pictures and videos emerged in Hong Kong last week after a motorist struck a bull. While that is sad in itself, what gained media attention is that the rest of the bull’s herd gathered around to push him to safety and then mourn the tragedy. 

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Fashion brand gets ballsy with their latest accessory theme: cat testicles

With so many cute character designs and accessories out there, it can be hard for new Japanese artists to come up with something that is sure to make a splash. But perhaps one label has come up with a purr-fect way to get noticed, by incorporating a common sight any cat lover is sure to be familiar with as the focus of their latest fashion-forward accessory. No, not the sight of your cat hawking up a hairball on your favorite sweater, but one of a certain area you’ve probably been flashed more than once by your neighborhood tomcat or your very own feline friend.

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Watch this chill cat groove to the beat of “Hotline Bling”【Video】

We’ve all got that song that really moves us, gets us caught up in its beats and has us tapping our feet or nodding our head. But are the pleasures of music limited only to the human species? Most would argue that yes, music is an art unfortunately lost on animals. Or, at least, that they can’t enjoy it on the same level as us Homo-sapiens.

To you nay-sayers, hold that thought, because we found one groovy cool cat who begs to differ!

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