A cat Russian President Vladimir Putin presented to the governor of Japan's Akita prefecture has completed its five months in quarantine, a spokesman said.
The spokesman said the cat is now living happily at Satake's home.
"Mir is a very beautiful cat. He is marvelous. He's a real presidential cat," the spokesman said.
Putin gave the cat to Satake after the governor gave the Russian leader an Akita Inu puppy during the summer as thanks for his country's help following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011.