Miyoko Ihara is a photographer. She began photographing her grandmother, Misao, in order to document her life. One day, Iharas grandmother found an odd-eyed kitten in the shed. She named the cat Fukumaru, and since then the two have been inseparable.
sleeping on Buddha`s lap - "All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else." ~ The Buddha lis
Arnie, a stray cat who became known for his extraordinary talent as a “ of abandoned newborn animals brought to the Linton Zoo. Arnie’s favorite creatures were lion cubs, and he babysat all four of the zoo’s adult lions as well as some of their cubs.
Miyoko Ihara has been taking photographs of her grandmother, Misao and her beloved cat Fukumaru since their relationship began in Their closeness has been captured through a series of lovely photographs. courtesy of Miyoko Ihara.