The Life of a Japanese Grandmother and Her Odd-Eyed Cat


Since 2002 Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been documenting the everyday life of her grandmother, the woman who has inspired her the most in life. Eight years ago her grandmother adopted a stray cat that she discovered hiding in her shed, and the two have been inseparable ever since. She calls the odd-eyed catĀ Fukumaru. The images have since been published in a book called Miyoko Ihara: Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat.

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