Blogue d'un québécois expatrié en Angleterre. Comme toute forme d'autobiographie est constituée d'une large part de fiction, j'ai décidé de nommer le blogue Vraie Fiction.
Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Cat Island in Japan
This picture was not taken in Japan, as I have never been there. But it illustrates the topic of this post. I learned tonight on BBC News that there is a Cat Island in Japan. Population: 22 humans and about 120 felines. The real name is Aoshima. The cats were introduced to fight an infestation of mice. Apparently, its unique population is attracting a great number of tourists, to the dismay of the human (and elderly) locals, who are afraid the tourists might disrupt the peaceful island. I can see their point, on the other hand I would love to go there for a holiday. Or live there, for that matter. Looks like heaven to me.