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Temporary Cats, Dogs or Husbands to Cheer You Up

 - Apr 6, 2009
If you want to cuddle a kitty or walk a dog but don’t want to, or can’t, own one, you need look no further than the Ja La La Cafe in Tokyo’s bustling Akihabara district. There, clients can pay by the hour for pet companions.

But what if you don’t have family and want to take a distant ‘relative’ to a social function, or you’re a divorced mom who could do with a little male influence in the household? There’s help with that too. You can rent an actor to fill the role and they do more than simply make an appearance, they actually do ‘play’ the part.