When Brooklyn lost two of her best furry friends to old age, she was heartbroken.
It’s never easy losing a pet. It’s especially hard when you’re young, and it may be the first time you experience the death of a loved one. It really makes you wonder whether it’s better to have loved and lost, or to never have loved at all. It’s not an easy conclusion to come to, but more often than not, it’s the former.
Brooklyn knew that she wanted to love again, to give another animal a loving home and a life full of compassion, playtime, and lots of snuggles.
So, with her birthday coming up, she asked her parents if they could adopt another cat or kitten. Her mom came back with a quick, “no,” and Brooklyn thought that that was the end of it.
Then, Mom came across a special little someone at her job. She works as a veterinary nurse, and her heart just absolutely melted when she laid eyeson one special patient who came through her office. There was no way to say no to a face like his.
So, on Brooklyn’s birthday, Mom and Dad very carefully and gently wrapped up the little gift andhanded it overto the little girl.
The look on her face when she sees who’s inside is everything that Mom and Dad were hoping for…
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