The Cats of Fushimi Inari Taisha

Celebrating Fushimi Shrine's most-loved residents

By Saskia Gilmour   Sep 24, 2014

As the crowds disperse in the late afternoon at Fushimi Inari, the shrine's most favorite residents come out from hiding. The cats of Fushimi Inari wander towards the quiet pathways lined with orange 'torii' gates in the thousands. Big cats, small cats, spotty cats, stripy cats - all the cats of your wildest dreams emerge from the wilderness. With personalities as iridescent and interesting as the shrine where they live, the cats of Fushimi Inari Taisha will warm the hearts of everyone they meet. 

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Kim B 2 weeks ago
So many great pictures! I particularly liked the one where you couldn't tell if the cat was laughing or screaming - fantastic capture!
Chacky Fung 6 months ago
Wow wonderful capture!
Alisa Suleymanova 11 months ago
Very good photography!
Julie Gozali a year ago
These cats are too cute! <3