Words by Hannah Davenport. Photography by Fernanda De Icaza.
Winter is still very much upon us here in the magical valleys of Inawashiro. From the outside the shelter seems like a scene from a fairytale, with the snow covered peaks of Mount Bandai looming in the backdrop. Dog walks with Addy and Cha Cha become daily adventures across the surrounding scenic terrain, challenging the depths of the snow and the intensity of the blizzards. All the more satisfying with the knowledge of returning to a house filled with 24 friendly felines.
In case you don't already have enough cat beds...Basically, what's NOT a cat bed in your place, other than maybe the CAT beds? So here's a great way to trick your cat into thinking that this is not the CAT bed. This is a SUITCASE (cool!) or a COMPUTER (way cool!) or a WINE BARREL (wait, what?).
Toilet trouble meant a messy start to the week, but with two cats in new foster homes we've still got plenty to be happy about.
Japan Cat Network participated to the Bandai Matsuri this week end
Earlier this evening two of our Inawashiro volunteers found and rescued a kitty in need.