15 Pics of Aoshima, Japanese Island Where Cats Outnumber Humans Six to One
Aoshima Island is one of the most famous 'cat islands' in Japan (yes, there is more than one. Actually, about a dozen). In this place, there are more feline residents than people (the ratio is about six to one). In Aoshima, there are more than a hundred cats living around this 1 mile (1.6 km) long island. It's located in Ehime Prefecture and is accessible via a one-way boat from Port Nagahama, which takes around 30 minutes. Here's a gallery of amazing images, which take you directly to Aoshima, the Japanese 'cat island'. Enjoy! 1. Cats Crowd the Harbor on Aoshima Island