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What a 17-Year-Old Cat Taught Me About Life and Love

Always buy the mortadella

Petal. Photo by Lauren Taylor, with permission.

People say that 17 is a good innings for a cat, but it’s cruelly short for one as precious as Petal. I wouldn’t have tired of her company in another 17 years, or another 17 after that.

I didn’t meet this sweet soul until she was 13, but when I did it was love at first sight…

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Victoria Suzanne

Victoria Suzanne

NCTJ-qualified journalist and editor. Follow my true crime publication @Crime-Scenes.