BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 04, 2015
Calling all cat lovers!
One of Japan’s southern remote islands, Aoshima, is bustling with feline frenzy, eerily outnumbering the humans 6 to 1. Originally used to curb the mice problem in the boats, the cats populated and eventually began to overrun the island. Now Aoshima is swarming with over 120 cats.
It’s been named Cat Island (for obvious reasons) and is the island's main attraction. Since there are no hotels, restaurants, cars, or even stores, the feral felines are the reason people visit. Read More
BY Katie Fustich
on Dec 09, 2013
Annette and Sue Amendola, sisters living in Brooklyn, New York, have been putting up a nativity scene in the lot next to their home for more than ten years. The real Christmas miracle, though, is the fantastic colony of feral cats that takes over the space annually. They curl up between the figurines and cuddle on the warm hay bale that serves as a manger and, duh, it's freakin' adorable.
According to the Amendola sisters, when they lay the baby Jesus in the manger every December 25th, the cats are quick to topple him over and claim the space for themselves. Read More