Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Life Changes. My Cats Don’t.

Their steadiness is what grounds me

My kittens entered my life when they were just six months old. I still have a picture of my girl standing next to a bag of sugar, just to show how little she was. My boy used to curl up in the bathroom sink like it was a bed specially designed for him.



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