Happy Cat Day from Japan – otherwise known as Nyan Nyan Nyan day

Today is the 27th annual Cat Day in Japan.

As a gentle introduction to learning Japanese, let us explain that ‘Nyan’ means cat – which is why the meme below is known as Nyan Cat…

In celebration of the day, we expect many of Japan’s numerous cat owners to entertain us by uploading plenty of cat photos and videos! We’ll be sure to look out for the best of the best.

Cat Heaven Island – beautiful photos!

We can’t get enough of Cat Heaven Island (Japan), but recently Japanese photographer Fubirai finished 5 years of photographing and documenting the semi-feral cat population, and the results are spectacular! For a quick overview, click here. Alternatively, to enjoy the full photos, click here, although you may need to translate the website into English!