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Ellie’s Gift

Image via authors own work

Image via authors own work

It started when our sweet little kitten got unexpectedly and unexplainably sick. Two months and 47 pages of medical history provided no answers.

We needed to adopt a second kitten to help our other kitten who was in a deep depression after her sister died. We felt a shelter cat was the appropriate way to go, and looked for what we thought would work.

I replied to an on-line posting for a kitten more than 50 miles away. But her picture had stolen my heart, and she met all the criteria of what we were looking for. We took the gamble and scheduled a visit to meet the kitten and, if all went well, bring her home with us.

When we reached our destination, we were in for a bit of a surprise. Not only was the kitten adorable and everything we hoped for, but the woman who was meeting with us gave me the impression I should know her from somewhere; that sense of familiarity that can stop you in your tracks. Continue reading

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