Japan Cat Network Logo


Adopt or Foster
Gender Male
Status Adopt or Foster

Buddy was just a kitten when he was rescued, alongside his mother, Ginger, from a fishing port on Awaji Island in the summer of 2015.  A JCN supporter was on holiday, when she spotted four orange cats, one of whom had a fishing hook embedded in his neck.  Although many attempts were made to rescue all four cats, sadly, two of them disappeared before they could be caught, including the one with the fish hook.  Both Buddy and Ginger were malnourished and ill, but have since made a complete recovery.  Buddy can be a bit timid with new people, but he is also very loving once you get to know him.  His favourite food is dried fish treats!  Buddy is still somewhat of a mommy's boy, and loves snuggling next to Ginger in a basket or sunbathing in the outdoor enclosure.  Buddy is currently staying at the JCN shelter in Kyoto, but can be available for foster care or adoption in other parts of Japan.

BIRTHDATE:  April/May 2015

INTAKE DATE:  23 August 2015