Scootie’s Story

What would you do if your family pet became severely handicapped, or blind? Well, that’s exactly what happened in our family. One of our cats, Scootie, who was about 5 years old at the time, became totally blind. I mean, no eyeballs-blind. At the emergency vet’s office, we were advised that it would be quite an undertaking to care for a totally blind cat, especially in a household of cats that had full access to the outdoors by way of a ‘cat door’. When he asked us what we wanted to do, we looked at each other and then both told him to just sew him up so we could take him home. We figured that since he was a very active, healthy cat, he, and we, would simply adjust. Let me introduce you to the bravest, most inspirational creature I have ever known…

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