Pet

App-Controlled Disco Jacket for Dogs is an Actual Product
To be honest, we’ve not yet decided if this is awesome or an abomination, but preliminarily, we’ll offer this: if they promise to accommodate not only annoying, yappy mini-canine rats and produce models for big dogs, too, then we’ll hold off on condemnation (as of now, they do at least plan to make a large-dog version). But only if!

Belle Maison, Japanese online store, is now selling several goods to protect your pet if disaster strikes, especially for your cat or small dog. Here are some of the products:

SOS Pet Bag (14,040 yen) is a bag to help you to evacuate smoothly with your pet. By setting the accompanying steel pipe at the top, it can also be a temporary house for your pet.

Japanese Reporter Knows Why Cats Wait by the Bathroom Door (MACHINE TRANSLATION)

Cats are Very Interested in What You're Doing in the Bathroom in General

Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

Why Cats Watch us Bathe - AkihabaraNews.com

So… it’s Not Because They’re Perverts?

Yoriko Takahashi - May 02, 2014

Akihabaranews.com - Necoto Custom Printed Pillow

Kitty Pillow
I miss my cat that lives apart from me with my parents. I sometimes have a strong craving for just sitting next to her and petting her. Yeah, cat cafes are great, but my cat is the cutest. I guess that many people have the same feeling as me.

** Special Notice: NTT docomo has issued a warning that this product is ONLY for use with dogs. **

You are not the only one who can benefit from wearable technology.  Your fluffy best friend can benefit too.

NTT docomo today has announced that they are going to start providing a new service called Pet Fit for users' dogs sometime in March. You can remotely check how your dog is, maintain his daily health condition, and find out where he is when he's lost.