The American Pet Products Association (APPA), has said that 42.9 million households own a cat. With the average lifespan of a cat being 15 years, you can certainly grow together.
Misao, a Japanese grandmother, bid farewell to her rescue, Fukumaru. She learned a lot about the simple joys of life through her cat. Misao’s photographer granddaughter, Miyoko Ihara, documented their memories and immortalized them in books and sites across the Internet.
Below you will find 25 photos of before, and after pictures of cats, that will make you melt.
#1. Look at how much they have grown!
#2. All tucked in for bed.
#3. They always have their favorite spot.
#4. These two sisters look nothing alike, but are adorable.
#5. This unique bed was upstaged by this cat.
#6. Just a cat in a hammock, nothing to see here.
#7. This pretty eyed cat wants to be a photographer.
#8. A fancy cushion suited for this gorgeous cat.
#9. When your sink overflows with orange adorable….
#10. They’re so innocent when they’re young…
#11. You try to upgrade the furniture and this happens…
#12. This one grew big enough to rest his paw on the edge.
#13. Our hearts are melting.
#14. They like to get creative.