Internet solves ‘Cat Island’ hunger crisis by sending too much food

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Internet solves ‘Cat Island’ hunger crisis by sending too much food

When Japan’s famous ‘Cat Island’ ran out of food for its fluffy residents, guess who came to the rescue? None other than the internet, of course!

Aoshima is a remote island commonly as Cat Island for having over 140 felines inhabiting it. The cats here outnumber humans six to one (only 16 people live here) and rely on scraps given by tourists. Unfortunately, during the rainy season, ferries hardly come, resulting in a food shortage.

Enter: the internet. Kazuyuki Ono, a local caretaker, tweeted out the following: ‘Please understand our situation. There are no stores to buy food here on Aoshima. There aren’t any vending machines either’.

Pretty soon, boxes of food arrived – during Japan’s of…

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