Love First: my cat’s final gift to me

Since late 2015, my cat Buranshe was sick from an incurable and complicated form of Feline Leukemia Virus, or FLV. At her very first diagnosis, we were told that “she probably won’t make it through the weekend.” Buranshe, amazing fighter that she is, kept it going for another two years. When Buranshe first became sick, I had just begun a new job that paid well enough that the medical costs of keeping my cat alive were very much within the realm of possibility, steep though they were. But then 2017 happened, and it was a terrible year for many people. In my … Continue reading Love First: my cat’s final gift to me