Because of WordPress’s horrific layout controls, I’m going to put all the images that would have been included in “Noraneko: Stray Cats in Beppu and Nagasaki” in separate collections. Enjoy!
Super friendly cat likes scritchies.
Orange Cat at Kitahama Park
Cats sleeping at Kitahama Park. Growing up together as strays seemed to have given them good bonds.
A public display of foreplay and lovemaking, ensuring future generations of Kitahama Park kittens. (Actually they separated after a few moments so they didn’t actually mate; practicing?) In any case, it proved that these cats aren’t spayed/neutered, and thus lies the problem.
A grey tabby eyes the camera from the bushes
My friend Anri offers some crab treats to a very hungry black cat.
The friendliest cat I met approaches me for some love. Unfortunately I never saw him again at the park.
Cat gang at Kitahama Park.
Cats hanging out at Kitahama Park
This cat smelled crab treats, and was very assertive about hunting them down. He was able to bite a hole in the plastic treat bag and nearly made off with the whole thing.
One of Kitahama’s resident cats rests in the bushes