The power in the presence of pets
August 24, 2023
It’s amazing what the presence of an animal can do — the way that just by being there they can bring so much laughter, chaos, comfort and joy.
One year ago, I got my first pets. At least, they’re the first ones that have belonged only to me as an adult. I’d wanted a pet for a while, but I don’t feel like I’m in the position to give a dog or even a cat as much time and attention as I would want. So I started thinking of smaller pets that could be left alone for longer periods of time during the day, wouldn’t require quite as much work, but would still bring something cute and...