I had lunch with my good friend and artist Stella Lai (above) this afternoon. You might recall her cover art for Giant Robot 58, her contributions to Giant Robot Biennale 2, or her Mr. Chiizu app. She informed me that the software for embellishing photos, which recently began offering a theme by Junko Mizuno, launched a feline Christmas package today.
It turns out that the 50 photos of cats on a Japanese Cat island that we linked you to, is actually “the second cat island”. There’s the first one, which is further north in Japan is called, “Tashiro-jima” There’s 100 folks on the island and the cats out number the people. It’s in Miyagi Prefecture which is fairly close to the epicenter of the 3.11 earthquake. (Care2 – Tashiro Jima) We wish there were more cat photos!Continue reading
The island of cats. Photos from Cat Heaven Island, Japan. (Buzzfeed)Continue reading