The American Pet Products Association (APPA), states that 42.9 million households own a cat. The average lifespan of a cat is 15 years, a long time to grow with your beloved feline.
When Japanese grandmother, Misao had to bid farewell to her rescue, Fukumaru, she learned a lot about life through her cat. Her photographer granddaughter, Miyoko Ihara, documented and immortalized their loving union in books and sites across the Internet.
Below are 25 photos of before and after photos of cats that will melt your heart!
#1. These two have grown so much!
#2. Good night.
#3. “I think I’ll sit right here.”
#4. These two sisters love being together and are adorable.
#5. This is one acrobatic cat.
#6. This cat loves his hammock.
#7. This kitten has the most beautiful eyes!
#8. This gorgeous pet is spoiled with her chaise lounge.
#9. “But it’s nice and cool in this sink!”
#10. Weaned from day old kittens into adults!
#11. Uh oh, what happened to the furniture?
#12. He looks comfy!
#13. Our hearts are melting!