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How I Recovered From the Loss of My Cat

I never knew that a loss could be so traumatic

Photo: Fernando @dearferdo via Unsplash

In 2016 my cat friend died. Anyone who has ever loved a pet knows that this can bring unbearable pain. They’re not just animals, they are family members.

Boo Boo and I had this great routine. Every evening, I would sit on the couch with my laptop and write. And Boo Boo would be right beside…



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L.A. Strucke

Top Writer, Songwriter. Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Highlights for Children and Guideposts. Editor of The Creative Project.