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Photographer Captures The Beautiful Relationship Between Her Grandmother And a Stray Cat

17 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 an 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 maru (circle)". Even though she is 91 years old, she still go out into the fields every day and Fukumaru always accompany her. 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.
Seeing that the strong bond and love between the two shines out of every photo, Miyoko published a hard cover portrait album, called "Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat". Check out the pictures below and feel the rush of good emotions!

photos of Japanese grandmother and her cat
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Adorable Stray Cats Turn Street Pipe Holes Into The Coolest Playground

Japanese photographer Nyan Kichi found a cat colony living near a rail line. This ugly industrial site has been transformed into a whimsical playground by the cats who live there. Check out those adorable photos of cats performing astonishing and downright hilarious maneuvers using those drain pipe holes at the coolest concrete jungle ever.


Japanese stray cats create cool street playground
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What Happens When You Replace The Soccer Balls In Front of Goalkeepers With Cats

A Japanese Twitter account photoshoped small kitties to appear In front of goalkeepers and the result is HILARIOUS 

Cats and goalkeepers
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Meanwhile in Japan…21 Elegant Cats in Kimonos

In a country where pets outnumber children, animals in Japan are some of the most spoilt in the world. It's not uncommon to see owners carrying dogs like babies, pushing them in specially-made prams and taking them on hot spa holidays. The nation even has 11 cat islands where felines roam free and locals lavish them with attention. So when big events and special holidays roll around, Japan's furry friends also get dressed up for the occasion. Join us as we take a look at some of Japan's most stylish kittens below.

photos of Japanese cats dressed in Kimonos
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