The feline is called after a movie from the beloved director Akira Kurosawa, and its moniker ‘ikiru’ denotes living or to live in Japanese language. This little creature is known for its loving and affectionate nature, mixed with a bit of grumpiness that makes it even more endearing. Ikiru is also a playful soul who can keep you entertained for hours. Its peculiar habit of tunneling and hiding under covers or sheets of paper, or even staring at you from an upside-down position in a corner, is just adorable.
According to Rich and Emma, they always have a great time laughing at Ikiru’s mischievous behavior and funny facial expressions. They appreciate being able to share his amusing antics with people worldwide through social media. It makes them feel happy knowing that Ikiru’s adorable features and charming personality can brighten someone’s day. They even receive fan art from admirers who create stunning illustrations that perfectly capture Ikiru’s playful character.