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Jizo–god of travelers, cats caught cherry blossom viewing, and cows get automatic back-scratchers

April 20, 2012

Top 10 Moos on Japan from Twitter April 20, 2012

By guest blogger @JapanLite

1. Japan Lite: Jizo–guardian of travelers and the weak

2. Japan Lite: Breaking mews on cat cafes

3. Kanda Myojin–World’s geekiest temple @CNNGO

4. Shikoku, Japan makes Lonely Planet’s top 10 spiritual sights in the world (Thanks Ruth!)

5. Photo: Yamabushi priest at goma fire ceremony–Kobo Daishi Spring Festival on Shiraishi Island @JapanLite

6. Women’s lower status a risk for Asia’s future @survivingjapan

7.  Geothermal energy in Japan: Storm in a hot tub The Economist

8. Weird consular requests  @TelegraphExpat

9. Two kitty-cats enjoying Japanese cherry blossoms for o-hanami in Ueno @Wendy_Tokunaga

10. Japanese tourists try to “drive” to North Stradbroke Island (Thanks Greg!)

INTERNATIONAL BOVINE NEWS

11. In Everett Washington, dairy Cows get automatic back-scratchers: “On the Groeneveld dairy near Sultan, a motorized scratcher was installed for the cows, which line up to take turns getting their backs scratched.” @moooobar

Quote: Ten years ago the USA had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope and Johnny Cash … Today we have NO jobs, NO hope and NO cash.  @JGWP

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