My twelve-year-old son has wanted a dog since he was five. For a number of reasons, we’ve been putting him off.
First, and foremost: we have a cat - a very old cat. We adopted Basie from an animal shelter only a few days before she was to be euthanized. We’d gone to the shelter looking for a young cat, maybe a kitten. Basie was fully grown, and was sitting in her litter staring out like she knew she was a goner in a shelter full of adorable kittens.Read More