ILLUMINATION
Published in

ILLUMINATION

After Santosh

Saying goodbye to a beloved pet

Photo by Dorothea OLDANI on Unsplash

My longest and possibly best relationship was the 17-year-long one I had with my pet cat, rust, tan, and white-colored beauty named Santosh. I’d found her one spring day back in 1998 at the Animal Rescue League in Boston. I was living alone for the first time in years; my Jamaica Plain apartment felt particularly empty that spring, in the weeks after I ended a short but passionate…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at judahleblang.com