Lexica (lexica510) wrote,

Doc, it hurts when I do this

I think the next time somebody says, "As long as we're here at City Center, let's stop by the SPCA storefront to look at the cats before we go back to the office!" I'm going to say no. The heartache I feel for the next several days is not worth it. There was a gorgeous, sweet, friendly black cat there on Friday (a couple of them, actually) and I've been feeling recurrent waves of sadness ever since then at not being able to bring him home with me.

Even if we had enough room, I wouldn't have brought him home — I think trying to introduce a third cat into the equation wouldn't be fair to Bella and Penelope. And if it didn't work out, it wouldn't be fair to New Kitty, who'd wind up going through even more turmoil and unsettledness as the result of "yes, we want him — oops, we can't keep him."

But oh, he was a sweetie. If you or anyone you know is looking for a cat near Oakland...
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