If you're a serious cat lover, you may want to visit one of Japan's cat cafes for the novelty.
Basically, you can pay to go play with a cat. Some of them will also serve you coffee or such, but you're really paying for the cat.
Lots of Tokyoites would like pets but don't have the space to put them up and are never home. So, to them it kind of makes sense to be able to rent time with a pet.
The Guardian recently went to a cat cafe and brought back about 7 minutes of video from the place. Get your tour below:
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