Welcome to Gaia! :: View User's Journal | Gaia Journals



View User's Journal

Report This Entry Subscribe to this Journal
fadedbirthmark168 Journal fadedbirthmark168 Personal Journal

Community Member
Japan island overrun by cats
only 22 folks stay here officially.

This is Aoshima island, a tiny fishing village off Japan's coast. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) 27-YEAR-OLD VISITOR, MAKIKO YAMASAKI, SAYING: "I came here seeking to relax. but it's furthermore home to a lot much more than 120 cats. Thus I'd need to come again." The Particular felines had been very first brought here to manage mice that plagued your fishing boats. They've since multiplied, and also swarms regarding cats now roam the island. And Also even with the tourists, a person's population can be a minority about Cat Island.

. Any ferry that will runs twice each day will be the sole link to the mainland. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) 65-YEAR-OLD LOCAL FISHERMAN, HIDENORI KAMIMOTO, SAYING: "Even prior to it entered in to be able to the Heisei era (27 many years ago), the population had previously fallen under 100. Along With the only approach regarding cat-loving tourists to create their own method towards the island. and as for the particular way will be it? Well there exists a ton regarding cats here, then there has been clearly this kind of cat witch which became available to feed your cats which has been quite fun. so after that it slowly became just an island in the elderly and also cats." The Particular remote island features zero stores, no hotels

Manage Your Items
Other Stuff
Get GCash
Get Items
More Items
Where Everyone Hangs Out
Other Community Areas
Virtual Spaces
Fun Stuff
Gaia's Games
Play with GCash
Play with Platinum

Customize your own avatar now!

Join Now

Have an account? Login Now!