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33: LUX – ONE YEAR LATER

A year ago today I met Lux. Though I knew it was an important meeting, I had no idea at the time how defining that moment would be for me. Not being clairvoyant, I knew nothing of the bonding, the … Continue reading

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32: LUX – EPILOGUE

Everything I went through with Lux was worth it. Every moment of fear or uncertainty; every bit of physical pain. Even the anxiety attack that led me to the edge of my own hell was a lesson. Lux and the … Continue reading

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31: LUX – THE FINAL UPDATE

How many strikes does it take till you’re out? In baseball and drunk driving, the number is 3. Luckily we are dealing with a cat – a living feeling sentient being – so there is no limit. The story continues. … Continue reading

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30: LUX – BACK HOME BUT NOT FOR LONG, October 2014

 After a substantial period of balancing Lux’s medications and working closely with him to make sure he was socially well-adjusted, his medical team proclaimed him ready to discharge into a home. Jim and I made the drive to pick up … Continue reading

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29: LUX – CALL IN THE FALL, September 2014

   Time passed. Summer moved into autumn. Sunflowers grew from sprouts to stalks, from flowers to heads filled with birdseed. Blue skies threatened gray by the time we got another call. My anxiety had healed with time and love, and … Continue reading

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27: LUX – THUNDERSHIRT

    With Lux gone, the house felt emptier than ever. In March, we had lost our old cat, Dirty Harry, to kidney disease. Harry was the best, the smartest, the sassiest, the sweetest cat on this earth. Though our … Continue reading

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26: LUX – PING-PONG, MAY INTO JUNE, 2014

      Lux must have felt like a ping pong ball bouncing back and forth between my house and boarding. All this to a cat who, before a few months ago, had never left home. Now that home was … Continue reading

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25: LUX – BAD VIBRATIONS, MAY 15, 2014

Lux had been back for only 2 days when he had the outburst. I was in the kitchen and luckily had a cardboard barrier nearby. He ran right up to me and began to growl. I placed the barrier in … Continue reading

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24: LUX – HOME AGAIN, SORT OF, Mid-May, 2014

    Lux came home late the night of May 13th. The vet had given us 2 medications, pretty much the same as he’d had before but in different dosages. They had found he was extremely easy to pill if … Continue reading

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23: LUX – THE DIAGNOSIS, MAY 13, 2014

Lux’s outburst had put a wrench in the works for the Cat From Hell episode, which had wrapped on the joyful note that Lux was a normal, if misunderstood, cat, now to be adopted by quiet cat people with whom … Continue reading

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