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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Old Lady And Her Cat

You've probably seen these heartwarming pics as they have gone viral for some time now. They are from a collection of photographs by Miyoko Ihara chronicling the ordinary daily life of her elderly grandmother and her beloved odd-eyed cat Fukumaru.
An inseparable duo
Miyoko Ihara began snapping pictures of the extraordinary relationship between her now 89-year-old grandmother, Misa, and her feline companion fourteen years ago.
These charming pics have now been published in a book and the pair  has struck a chord with people all over Japan.
Misa found the cat abandoned in a shed
Source - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2232894/Misa-Fukumaru-Friendship-pensioner-cat.html#axzz2K6uYbV5y

14 comments:

  1. Awww, so sweet!

    We used to have a kitty with two different colored eyes--I swear he was deaf. Seriously.

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  2. No, I haven't seen these images, and I'm delighted that you shared them with us. Wow, beautiful cat, and I'm sure the lady is a sweetheart. LOVE the photo of the kitty in the basket behind the bike seat.

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  3. I think I have seen one of these pictures somewhere on the web... not sure though and I didn't know the story behind them to Thank you for tell us.

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  4. I really love these!!!! Thank you for sharing!

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  5. That is one cool looking cat. Thanks for sharing and linking up with me this week. I appreciate it.

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  6. That's cool! I bet if something were to happen to the cat Misa wouldn't live as long. They have a special relationship.

    The only photo I was like, "Humm that doesn't look safe." is the one where Misa is cutting the fish. The cat is right there. What if she slipped?

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  7. What a sweet story! And such a stunning cat too.

    Have a super weekend ;)

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  8. These pictures are so adorable Veronica! Awesome shots!

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  9. Happy Friday. Visit from Friday Blog Hop.
    I also have a hop going on right now, would be great if you stop by and link up your blog.
    Have a nice day.
    Nan
    http://www.blogshe.net

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  10. thanks for sharing the story! I have never heard about them before. they seem like perfect companions.

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  11. Ah haha, look at the cat looking at the fish. :)

    This is heartwarming, glad it was picked up in a book!

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  12. Actually, I've never seen these viral photos before. Thanks for sharing.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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  13. so sweet. I have never seen or heard of them... thanks for sharing... it just shows friendship comes when you least expect it

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  14. Thank you for your lovely comments and visit to my blog! I've enjoyed looking at your posts ... and just LOVE this one. This story is just adorable. I'm a cat lover, and was blessed to have a cat that was my little "shadow", as I called him. Pets are precious companions.

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