now this is something great (for we cat lovers). la hortensia azul is a blog by an online japanese shop that does wedding bits and pieces. noro the cat joined the staff from la hortensia azul in 2001 and since then, noro has become a very well-travelled cat. he has a diary on the blog that documents his journeys all over japan and the world and they have recently released a book of noro's trip around europe. you can see more excellent pictures of noro abroad via the blog, and the book is available via keibunsha books.