Man rescues ‘puppy’ from the side of a road but it’s actually a baby fox

Man rescues ‘puppy’ from the side of a road but it’s actually a baby fox

So cute (Picture: @marcy_com/Twitter)If you saw an abandoned puppy on the side of a road, you might try to go and help it (unless you’re a monster).It’s illegal to keep foxes as pets in Japan (Picture: @marcy_com/Twitter)‘We have completed handing over the fox to Kita Kitsune Farm,’ he updated his followers.

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

But Japan Airlines offers special charter flights to domestic tourist destinations once a year that let dog owners bring their pets inside the cabin. Ishiyama says that’s because it’s hard to overcome the hurdles associated with dog ownership in Japan, and only people who are really committed to owning dogs do so.

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Dr Atsuko Saito, first author of the research from Sophia University in Japan, said: “There are so many studies about dog ability to communicate with humans.

Adorable Shiba Inu dog runs his own roasted sweet potato store in Japan

Adorable Shiba Inu dog runs his own roasted sweet potato store in Japan

(Picture: @hobby_space_jun/Twitter)This is Ken-kun being a very good boy and greeting customers at his sweet potato stall. On the island of Hokkaido, Japan, Ken-kun mans the stall all day, with customers coming up and taking roasted sweet potatoes.

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

But the folks at the brand are super proud of their work (and they should be, it’s excellent work) and even revealed a behind the scenes image of a Bengal cat who lives in Kyoto by the name of Rui. While we think Rui is indeed cute, we don’t really want to be wearing a mask that looks like a much bigger version of her head.

UK ‘must ban unspeakably cruel’ dog meat trade

UK ‘must ban unspeakably cruel’ dog meat trade

The bill intends to ‘ban the consumption of dog meat’ (Picture: Getty images) Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the UK should set an example to the rest of the world (Picture: House of Commons) The MP wanted the UK to act as an example to rest of the world, ‘because China argue that until we make it illegal, why should they?’ 450 tonnes of dog meat were imported to Japan between 1997-2017, he added.

Curious cats bring fame to Japanese museum that won't let them in

Curious cats bring fame to Japanese museum that won't let them in

Ken-chan, a black cat, attempted his first solo foray into the Onomichi city museum of art in summer 2016 during an exhibition of cat photography, but was prevented from entering by a security guard in a gentle standoff that was caught on camera.