The commute in Gifu prefecture, Japan got a whole lot cuter for passengers on board the cat cafe train.

About 30 adoptable cats roamed freely on the train, raising awareness of the problem of stray cat culling in Japan and encouraging riders to consider bringing a feline friend or two into their homes.

Although culling numbers are down significantly in Japan, tens of thousands of cats are killed in the country each year.

The adorable event was a collaboration between Yoro Railway Co Ltd and Kitten Cafe Sanctuary. Let’s hope many of these frisky kitties found new homes that day.

cat cafe train