The World's First Cat Cafe On A Train

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Japan loves trains. It also loves cats. So, put the two of them together, and you have the world’s first cat cafe on a train. All aboard!

The cat cafe train was a one-day only event this past Sunday to help raise awareness for abandoned felines.

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The cats aboard the train were rescued and, as Japan Today explains, are under the protection of a shelter. As you can see in this photo from writer Bill Adler, the cat train looked fun!

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The event was held on the Yoro Railway, departing from Gifu Prefecture. Participation was limited to a total of 80 passengers, with 40 allowed for the departure and another 40 allowed for the return trip.

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The ticket purchase came with a boxed lunch, and proceeds went to the cat shelter. A purrfect way to spend the day.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.