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Ella The Cat

Rest in peace, sweet one

Image by Sayaka Photos from Pixabay

Ella, the only female among our four cats
Was special in more ways than gender
She was the one cat
All our grandchildren wanted most to see
Whenever they visited our home
She radiated an aura
That said
“Don’t worry
Everything will be all right
I’ll be your friend
If you but let me”
Maybe that same bond
That she naturally had with kids
Is what marked her as a target for bullying
By two of the other…



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John O'Neill

John O'Neill


Retired human services executive, living in Massachusetts near Boston, trying to be a better human being each day than the day before.