Prior to reap popularity as Cat Island , the village of Tashiro is a deserted village predominantly aged over 60 years . But now , the fans of cats from Japan and around the world began to busy visiting the island which has a population of hundreds of the cat.
But it turns out , not only in the Tashiro full of cats . The cat lovers in Indonesia did not need to be the way to Japan to find Cat Island . In West Sulawesi , precisely Polewali Mandar , there is an island called Island Dea Dea - only inhabited by hundreds of cats . No human being living on this island .
Quoted from page TripTrus , cats on this island has been proliferating since decades ago , although no one can be sure when the cat began to inhabit and master - Dea Dea Island . Even so , there 's cats look healthy and able to live independently without any human .
To reach the island Dea - Dea , travel time that must be taken is approximately 15 minutes by boat or water taxi (the name locals for a boat crossing between islands ) of Pier Village Pinto Tonyamang . The cats on the island of Dea - Dea originally came from some cats being dumped by residents of other islands in the uninhabited island .
Eventually , the cat population on the island increased so as to achieve hundreds of cats . All cats in Dea - Dea life without any human intervention or local government so that visitors can not simply play and stroking the cats on this island because most are illegal .
Before going to the Cat Island in West Sulawesi , it is better to pack a raincoat or an umbrella because there is not a single building was founded by men who can be used as a shelter or stay . This is because of the first , Dea - Dea Island was never inhabited by humans .
(see also: pakan burung kacamata)
But it feels a view of the island - Dea Dea green and full of shady trees , although there is no place to rest and shelter man-made , is enough to be an attraction cat lovers . Maybe it's the atmosphere that makes beautiful island in the Cat Island District of the Binuang be suitable breeding ground for cats on the island . Perhaps this is also ideal for cat lovers who want to linger to play with the cats on the island . Plus, the beautiful coastal scenery makes a visit to the island of Dea - dea became more impressive .