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A Visitation from Our Cat

A magical moment when he arrived…

Sparky in his prime-photo by Mary McGrath

A month has passed since we put down our two cats. Yes, you read it correctly. Two cats. Putting down one animal is hard enough. We doubled that grief.

Collectively, we have had a total of seven pets over the 27 years we’ve been together-six cats and one dog to be exact. We have had to say goodbye to all of them. When we put down our…



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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.