Japan’s pet owners shower furry ones with holiday gifts, cakes and even vacations

By Anna Fifield, December 21, 2014

TOKYO — Forget the kids. What are you doing for your dog this Christmas? How are you going to celebrate with your cat?Those are the questions on the minds of many here in Japan, where, as in the United States, the number of pets far outstrips the number of children. And a candy cane-striped chew toy just isn’t going to cut it.Read full article >>