The furry creature has been a subject of much fascination in Japan for centuries.
With its fluffy coat and long legs, cats have long been regarded as a symbol of innocence and innocence in the land of the living.
But as cat-loving Americans and many other countries have found out, the furry critters have a history of inflicting pain.
A Japanese cat named Kurumi is known to have been a victim of a brutal beating by a group of men who would try to steal her.
Kurumi was captured on video beating her owners to death.
Now, some Japanese photographers are taking a new approach to capturing images of cats in the wild.
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