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I Bought a $300 Plane Ticket for a Cat

Our cats are a drain on our finances, but I love them anyway.

We have three cats. Freckles, Scratchy, and Oliver Twit, ages 18, 15, and 4. The dynamic trio. Two old ladies and a psycho-kitty. (An aside to those who think three cats is three too many: we once had SEVEN of them. I was admittedly walking the line on becoming the Crazy Cat Lady.)

My cats are family: equal parts loveable and maddening. The idea of losing any of them — Freckles in particular — gives me an old-fashioned case of the…

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Carrie Thompson

Carrie Thompson

A mother, a wife, a high school English teacher, and a suicide loss survivor on a quest for understanding and healing.