An unlikely friendship between a kitten and owl at a Japanese cafe takes the internet by storm

An unsual friendship between an owl and a kitten has customers at a coffee shop in Osaka city cooing and the Japanese language internet buzzing.

(Source: NTDTV)

The pair live at the Hukulou Coffee shop (pronounced ‘foo-koo-loh’), named after the Japanese word “owl” and have been taken up by multiple popular Japanese online blog sites which picked up pictures the coffee shop put up on twitter.

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Cute kitten and owl friendship

Fuku-chan (pronounced foo-koo-chan), a five year old owl, which is the size of an average smartphone, has struck up a frienship with Marimo (pronounced “mah-ree-moh”), a two-month old Scottish Fold kitten.

Marimo and Fuku-chan hit it off immediately after the coffee shop owners brought home the kitten as a playmate for the lonely Fuku-chan, the coffee shop’s owners said.

 

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Fuku-chan likes to peck at Marimo, and Marimo occasionally nips Fuku-chan in return – though occassionally the kitten also puts in a friendly playful punch, which Fuku-chan grins and bears

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