The Japanese love cats. In fact, there are 10 million cats in Japan, making cats more popular than dogs. Since cats are so popular in Japan, it’s no surprise cat cafes are popular there as well.

Although people can fall in love with any cat, the Japanese tend to prefer certain breeds. Curiously, the most popular breed is the American Shorthair but the Maine Coon and Scottish Fold are popular too. If you ever get a chance to visit Japan, look for all the ways the Japanese show their love for cats.

To learn more about the most popular cat breeds in Japan, click here.