Lola and her husband John have been together for fifty-six years and have had a warm and caring relationship. They have had many years of doing everything together and in old age they continue to help and support each other. But, John’s health begins to fail until one day his heart stops beating. After john’s death Lola tries to fill her day by reading, watching television and surfing the internet. But, this does not fill the gap left by John.
Surfing the net she visits www.rentacat.com (not a real site). Searching the site she eventually finds Tim number 313 and orders him. In her excitement Lola cannot sleep and is up early. Tim is everything she needs. Once again Lola has someone to share her life with. With this new relationship good memories come flooding back, these comfort her and she looks forward to another day.
Read a real life story about renting cats for company using the link below.
Rent-a-friend in Japan http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/7818140.stm