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Visit to vet assists in gentle exit for ageless Kitty


December 30, 2020

Ida was sitting in our waiting room, beside her daughter, waiting patiently with Kitty nestled in her lap.

Ida was my oldest client, a tiny, frail old lady with snow-white hair. She lived by herself, but her daughter Lila was close at hand. Lila was no spring chicken herself.

Ida had driven until a couple of years ago. She had expressed her disappointment to me when they took her driver’s license away. She was fiercely independent, and she hated to have to impose herself on her daughter.

Kitty was an old tabby cat with a white blaze and a white chest. The record did not have a birth date...

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