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My Beloved Cat Butterscotch Died in My Arms

Losing a pet was more painful than I expected

Sweet Butterscotch. Image Credit: Missy Crystal

Trigger warning: This story discusses the death of a pet in detail.

We weren’t supposed to have two cats.

My daughter’s birthday was approaching, and she wanted a kitten. “What else would you like?” I asked, praying she’d request something that wasn’t a living…

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