Moving photos show special bond between grandpa with Alzheimer’s and pet cat

Source:  Fox News Health


The pictures say it all. Photographer Akiko DuPont has chronicled her 94-year-old grandfather’s journey living with Alzheimer’s and how a shy and timid cat named Kinako changed his life.

DuPont writes that in 2009, her grandfather whom she calls “Jiji” was sent to the hospital. Doctors diagnosed him with Alzheimer’s disease.

She says the grandpa she knew seemed to be slipping away. “The once outgoing man gradually lost his interest in life and became grumpier than ever.”

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