Miyagi is a popular destination among animal lovers, featuring fascinating animal-scapes across the prefecture. Tashirojima Island, off the coast of Ishinomaki, is known as a “cat island,” where oodles of cats live freely in a small fishing village. Kinkasan, another island off of the coast of Ishinomaki, is inhabited by sacred wild deer. Fox Village, located in the foothills of Mount Zao is filled with free-roaming foxes. Enjoy your adorable encounters!