13 years ago, photographer Miyoko Ihara has started to take photographs of her grandmother, Misao. Miyoko wanted to leave a living proof of her. One day, her grandmother found a odd-eyed kitten in the shed. She named the cat “Fukumaru” in hope that “God of fuku(good fortune) comes and everything will be smoothed over like circle. Even thought she is 87 years old, she still go out into the fields everyday, and Fukumaru always accompany her. It has been 8 years since they first met. The grandmother whose hearing become weak and Fukumaru who has hearing disabilities are always looking into each other’s eyes and feeling warmth each other. When the white cloud float across the blue sky, the grandmother and her cat go out in the filed today too. One of the best friendship story i have ever heard about!
Photographer Miyoko Ihara has gather together all photos of this heartwarming friendship as a book and you can get it from amazon! Just follow the link below. This photobook is full of preciousness and beauty of the daily life.
BUY THE BOOK HERE: Miyoko Ihara: Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat
Via: Miyoko Ihara Website