The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan

Most of the cave is located near the mountainside, a relatively small area in Taipei. Since the 1970s, Houzhong has been regarded as one of the largest mining areas in Taiwan at the time, with an estimated population of more than 6,000 people, a period of time when the mining industry of The locals gradually faded away, and the village's presence gradually subsided into oblivion and abandonment for several decades. 

The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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By 2008 with many comments, a volunteer team was set up to renovate and rebuild this place to become a better place to solve the survival problem for abandoned cats. Today, when visiting, visitors can still easily see a nostalgic atmosphere and some of the historical sites of Taiwan's largest mining area are still preserved.

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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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The first guests to visit the cat village in Hau Dong were "strongly attracted" by the lovely cats, the renovated space but still retains the nostalgia of the land. holding the golden position in the mining industry. Gradually, a lot of posts posted on online forums, blogs, forums ... praised this place to be noticed by tourists, attracting a large number of cat lovers who come to take photos, play, caress those Cute cat. This surprise has completely changed the appearance of the village from a deserted place to a favorite destination for Taiwanese people and foreign tourists.

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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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Any corner here is 'designed' in a 'cute cat' style. Walking around the village, you can easily find cat coffee shops, cat souvenirs, even the walk from Hau Dong station to the village is designed like going through a cat's belly with ears. cat on one end and cat tail on the other. Cats with smooth fur, 'lemongrass lemongrass' live comfortably and take good care of them. They roam the streets, sunbathe on park benches or anywhere but still extremely friendly with tourists.

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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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If you are a true cat enthusiast, this will be the 'paradise of cats' names. Cats will play around everywhere, you can play, buy cat food, drink coffee and eat cakes with cats. Make sure the adorable cats will please any visitor with the opportunity to visit.

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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, Taiwan
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Check in here is called carefree, any square meter will give you excellent photos with unique spaces, colorful cafes and cakes, dreamy mural walls. Or lovely actresses will make your picture excellent 1-0-2.

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The 'Cat Islanders' are obsessed with the cat village in Hou Dong, TaiwanPhoto: news.zing.vn

How to get to Houtong cat village

Take the subway from Taipei Main Station to the north to Ruifang Station. The trip takes about 50 minutes and costs 46 TWD for one-way tickets. From Ruifang, transfer to Pingxi. Houtong Station is the first stop along the route. It takes about 20 minutes and costs TWD 15 for one-way tickets.

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