ungroomed grief


My cats didn’t eat my husband’s dead body.
I asked.

The very nice lady said she would have noted any bite marks or removals from the body during the autopsy. They have to do an autopsy when someone dies and isn’t found for two days. They have to do an autopsy when a 35-year-old man dies and there isn’t any obvious reason why.

You have to wonder when that man dies, alone in a room with two cats– two cats who had not been fed and couldn’t know if they’d ever get fed again– if the cats would eat his body, but they didn’t.

I have two cats.
I had a husband, but he passed away when I was in prison and now the cats live just with me.

Our first cat is Perdita. We adopted her. She was meant to be mine. My husband swore up and down he…

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