“Joy and Sean showed up at my apartment with a litter box, some food, and a box of cat toys.” This is Kristin telling me a story in 2004. We had met like a week earlier as we were both beginning graduate school at Colorado State in the same program. “And I said, ‘I don’t…

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When the first contender to be Jax’s new kitty step-sibling, an adorable little white fluffball named Miss Chandler, sneezed blood in my face, I tapped out of the process. I was only a couple of weeks into my very first office job and felt completely exhausted all the time because getting used to the workaday…

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