I'm happy that 2012 is almost over. The past year was emotionally challenging. We witnessed immense, senseless human loss. In addition, two of our beloved elderly cats, Picard and Fisan, succumbed to renal failure and cancer.
When I witness the passing of such innocent, loving beings, I feel powerless and deeply saddened. I can only imagine how families in Newtown, Connecticut and Aurora, Colorado are coping and healing. (keep reading on how you can help).
Fisan (1994-2012) and Picard (1992-2011)
One story has helped me find some peace. It makes me realize that the bonds between humans and animals are eternal and inexplicably linked, and we need each other to endure these challenging times.