Living By The Word
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Living By The Word

Dealing With My Cat’s Mortality

Confronting the fact that my companion has a short lifespan

Author’s cat, Hazel

My cat, Hazel, has been my companion for the last twelve years. I got her from a rescue organization, so she isn’t actually 12 years old. The group stated that she was a year old when I got her, but her veterinarian says she was more likely two or three years old when she came into my life. The rescue group sent me a folder documenting Hazel’s…

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