Mie Nagai volunteers with the Japan Cat Network in the Fukushima exclusion zone. Volunteers drive into the zone each week to feed abandoned cats and dogs left behind when their owners fled home due to radiation.
This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl and After Fukushima.
Copyright © Michael Forster Rothbart, 2012