So, Who Rescued Whom?
One of the hardest days of my life was when Joey, a newborn kitten, didn’t survive. We’d taken in a young pregnant stray female during a horrific February blizzard and, although four of her six kittens were born alive, they weren’t healthy and didn’t live long. The temperatures were so bone chilling that our vet told us the kittens couldn’t survive a trip to their office, so we didn’t even try that route. I felt so helpless, holding each one against my heartbeat as life faded. I didn’t know what to say, so I would whisper to each that its