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Addy (Adelaide)

Addy was rescued from inside an evacuated area of Fukushima in 2012.  At the time, she was nursing and desperately trying to protect her five puppies,...

Health: Dental Issues ; ; Cancer

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Arwen

Arwen was just a couple days old when she and her family (Mother Jacinda and 5 siblings, Gandalf, Precious, Pippin, Lego, and Frodo) were rescued from...

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Banjo

Banjo was emaciated and close to death when he was rescued from a stray cat colony in Kobe.  A severe upper respiratory infection had taken its toll o...

Health: Chronic Nasal Congestion

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Benjamin

Benjamin was just 5 weeks old when he and his family were rescued from Yasaka shrine in Kyoto.   He is sweet and friendly little boy, who loves playin...

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Buddy

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...

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Cash (Cashew)

Cash was just six weeks old when he was rescued alongside his mother and littermates in a busy supermarket parking lot in Inawashiro, Fukushima.  Alth...

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Cassie

Cassie was rescued from the streets of Fukushima in 2011.  At the time, she was nursing five small kittens, only one of whom survived.  Her little son...

Health: FIV

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Chacha (Chachamaru)

Chacha was rescued from inside a restricted area of the 30 km zone in the spring of  2012.  He was in bad shape, and could barely walk.  Every few ste...

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Chibi

Chibi and her four sisters were brought to the JCN Fukushima shelter by an evacuee from Kesennuma, Miyagi, who had lost their home in the March 2011 t...

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Chizu

Chizu was rescued from a TNR colony near the Kamo River in Kyoto, along with her two brothers, Husky and Mochi-Mochi.   She is an adorable and very fr...

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Frodo

Frodo was just a couple of days old when he and his family (Mother Jacinda and 5 siblings, Gandalf, Precious, Pippin, Lego, and Arwen) were rescued fr...

Health: Hydrocephalus ; Unknown Prognosis

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Ginger

Ginger was rescued, alongside her kitten, Buddy, from a fishing port on Awaji Island in the summer of 2015.  A JCN supporter was on holiday, when she ...

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Helmet

Helmet and his brothers, Natto and Holiday, were barely 4 weeks old when they were suddenly and cruelly orphaned.  A couple of months earlier, their m...

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Holiday

Holiday and his brothers, Natto and Helmet, were barely 4 weeks old when they were suddenly and cruelly orphaned.  A couple of months earlier, their m...

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Jacinda

Jacinda was found abandoned and struggling to care for her 6 newborn kittens (Arwen, Gandalf, Precious, Pippin, Lego, and Frodo) on the streets of Tok...

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JB (James Bond)

JB was just a kitten when he was found struggling to survive in a Kyoto cat colony.  Although he was initially quite shy, he has blossomed into a wond...

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Jennifer

Jennifer was rescued from Yasaka shrine in Kyoto, where she was desperately struggling to keep her three small kittens alive.   Jennifer takes good ca...

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Judi

Judi was found inside a restricted zone in Fukushima as a young cat.  It was a miserable rainy day when JCN volunteers were called out to rescue an in...

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Kai

At just a few weeks old, Kai was rescued from the streets of Kakogawa, Hyogo.  Although his family was nearby, his mother and siblings had rejected hi...

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Kathleen

Kathleen was rescued by JCN volunteers from the Sugimoto feral cat colony in Kyoto, a site where some 23 cats and kittens struggled to survive in aban...

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Kiseki

Kiseki means 'miracle', and this brave little boy certainly lives up to his name.  Kiseki was just weeks old when he and sisters Spitfire and Suki wer...

Health: Unknown Prognosis

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Kolton

Kolton was rescued by JCN volunteers from the Sugimoto feral cat colony in Kyoto, a site where some 23 cats and kittens struggled to survive in abando...

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Kouya

Kouya was just 8 weeks old when he was found sick and struggling to survive on Teshima, one of Japan's cat islands.   Kouya was rescued and brought to...

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Maaya

Maaya was found living in a broken-down house along the coast of Iwate, in an area that was heavily impacted by the tsunami.  At the time, she was sti...

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Miles

Miles was just 5 weeks old when he and his family were rescued from Yasaka shrine in Kyoto.   He is the smallest in his litter, and is a bit shyer tha...

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Mio

Mio was starving and very sick when he rescued from the streets of Kumamoto.  This brave boy soon showed himself to be incredibly friendly and affecti...

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Nana

Ever observant, Nana loves high places, and watching the world go by from the safety of her favourite lofty hideaway.  She is still learning to trust ...

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Olivia

Olivia and her two brothers, Oliver and Oscar, were just a few weeks old when they were rescued from a TNR project in a Kyoto park.  Although initiall...

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Oscar

Oscar and his siblings, Oliver and Olivia, were just a few weeks old when they were rescued from a TNR project in a Kyoto park.  Although initially ve...

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Pao

Pao was found near Kyoto station, after a tourist reported a large colony of cats living near a dangerous road in front of a hotel.  Pao was one of ei...